110 further coronavirus cases and two more deaths recorded in North Tyneside

The number of coronavirus cases in North Tyneside increased by 110 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and two more 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.
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 110 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and two more deaths were recorded.

A total of 25,411 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in North Tyneside when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on September 14 (Tuesday), up from 25,301 on Monday.

The rate of infection in North Tyneside now stands at 12,166 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 11,030.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 26,251 over the period, to 7,282,810.

There were also two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in North Tyneside.

The dashboard shows 438 people had died in the area by September 14 (Tuesday) – up from 436 on Monday.

It means there have been five deaths in the past week, which is an increase on four the previous week.

They were among 6,412 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.

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 145,492 people had received both jabs by September 13 (Monday) – 81% of those aged 16 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 81% 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.