Three more deaths recorded in South Tyneside
There were three more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in South Tyneside.
The dashboard shows 581 people had died in the area by April 21 (Thursday) – up from 578 on Wednesday.
They were among 8,387 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.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.
A total of 150,468 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 21 (Thursday) – up from 149,844 on Wednesday.