There were five more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in South Tyneside.
The latest figures from the UK coronavirus dashboard show a total of 685 people had died in the area by February 9 – up from 680 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.