Six more deaths recorded in North Tyneside

There were six more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in North Tyneside.
A nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. Picture date: Tuesday December 21, 2021.A nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. Picture date: Tuesday December 21, 2021.
A nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. Picture date: Tuesday December 21, 2021.

There were six more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in North Tyneside.

The latest figures from the UK coronavirus dashboard show a total of 761 people had died in the area by February 9 – up from 755 on the week before.

They were among 10,163 deaths recorded across the North East.

The weekly figures now include anyone whose death certificate – registered up to 14 days before February 23 (Thursday) – mentions Covid-19 as one of the causes.

A total of 182,830 deaths were recorded throughout England by February 9.