Two more deaths recorded in Newcastle
There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in Newcastle.
A total of 680 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on September 15 (Thursday) – up from 678 on September 8.
They were among 9,203 deaths recorded across the North East.
The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Newcastle.
A total of 165,806 deaths were recorded throughout England by September 15 (Thursday) – up from 165,369 last week.
The UK Covid dashboard is now being updated weekly on Thursdays.