There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the latest weekly period in South Tyneside.
A total of 621 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on September 22 (Thursday) – up from 620 a week previously.
They were among 9,228 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 South Tyneside.
A total of 166,228 deaths were recorded throughout England by September 22 (Thursday) – up from 165,806 last week.