A FURTHER 1,610 people have died with Covid-19 in the UK.
There have also been a further 33,355 cases, including 1,389 in the North-East and North Yorkshire.
The Government said a further 1,610 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 91,470.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 108,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.
The Government also said that, as of 9am on Tuesday, there had been a further 33,355 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.
It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 3,466,849.
Hospitals in England announced a further 842 deaths, including 55 at hospitals in the North-East and North Yorkshire.
These included two at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, 12 at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, 13 at Northumbria Healthcare, eight at South Tees, eight at South Tyneside and Sunderland and one at Newcastle hospitals.
There were 11 deaths recorded at York Teaching Hospital.
Here is a breakdown by local authority of the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the region:
County Durham: 30,071 was 29,878, an increase of 193
Darlington: 5,610 was 5,551, an increase of 59
Gateshead: 11,354 was 11,274, an increase of 80
Hartlepool: 7,124 was 7,087, an increase of 37
Middlesbrough: 9,205 was 9,125, an increase of 80
Newcastle: 19,888 was 19,813, an increase of 75
North Tyneside: 9,611 was 9,556, an increase of 55
North Yorkshire: 23,735 was 23,502, an increase of 233
Northumberland: 13,819 was 13,712, an increase of 107
Redcar and Cleveland: 7,095 was 7,043, an increase of 52
South Tyneside: 9,261 was 9,197 an increase of 64
Stockton: 12,031 was 11,938 an increase of 93
Sunderland: 17,044 was 16,873 an increase of 171
York: 10,232 was 10,142 an increase of 90
An increase of 1,389