Two more deaths recorded in South Tyneside

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in South Tyneside.

File photo dated 21/12/2021 of a nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. The Government has been told to "get a grip" of personal protective equipment (PPE) stocks and contracts, as it was disclosed more than half of suppliers who provided items through the VIP fast-track lane provided stock that was not suitable for use on the front line. Issue date: Wednesday March 30, 2022.
File photo dated 21/12/2021 of a nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. The Government has been told to "get a grip" of personal protective equipment (PPE) stocks and contracts, as it was disclosed more than half of suppliers who provided items through the VIP fast-track lane provided stock that was not suitable for use on the front line. Issue date: Wednesday March 30, 2022.

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in South Tyneside.

A total of 607 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on June 28 (Tuesday) – up from 605 on Monday.

They were among 8,752 deaths recorded across the North East.

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    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 156,765 deaths were recorded throughout England by June 28 (Tuesday) – up from 156,648 on Monday.