109 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in North Tyneside

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
The number of coronavirus cases in North Tyneside increased by 109 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

The number of coronavirus cases in North Tyneside increased by 109 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

A total of 23,103 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in North Tyneside when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on August 25 (Wednesday), up from 22,994 on Tuesday.

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The rate of infection in North Tyneside now stands at 11,061 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 10,141.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 35,547 over the period, to 6,590,747.

There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in North Tyneside.

The dashboard shows 427 people had died in the area by August 25 (Wednesday) – up from 426 on Tuesday.

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It means there have been three deaths in the past week, which is the same as the previous week.

They were among 6,293 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 North Tyneside.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

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The figures also show that four in five people in North Tyneside have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 139,633 people had received both jabs by August 24 (Tuesday) – 80% of those aged 18 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 77% of people aged 16 and above had received a second dose of the jab.

Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.