There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the latest weekly period in South Tyneside.
The latest figures from the UK coronavirus dashboard show a total of 686 people had died in the area by February 23 – up from 685 on the week before.
They were among 10,278 deaths recorded across the North East.
The weekly figures now include anyone whose death certificate – registered up to 14 days before March 9 (Thursday) – mentions Covid-19 as one of the causes.
A total of 184,317 deaths were recorded throughout England by February 23.