Great Britain

More than 2,500 new Covid-19 cases recorded in North-East and North Yorkshire this weekend

THERE have been more than 2,500 new coronavirus cases recorded in the North-East and North Yorkshire over the weekend.

A further 151 deaths were recorded within 28 days of a positive test, bringing the total to 44,896.

No deaths were reported yesterday at any of the region’s hospitals.

Here is a breakdown of the latest confirmed cases in the region:

County Durham: 10,613 was 10,217, an increase of 396 since Friday

Darlington:  1,801 was 1,695 an increase of 106 since Friday

Gateshead: 4,309 was 4,093, an increase of 216 since Friday

Hartlepool:  2,035 was 1958, an increase of 77 since Friday

Middlesbrough: 3,149 was 3023 an increase of 126 since Friday

Newcastle: 8,039 was 7780, an increase of 259 since Friday

North Tyneside: 3,581 was 3409, an increase of 172 since Friday

North Yorkshire: 6,873 was 6619, an increase of 254 since Friday

Northumberland: 4,802 was 4626, an increase of 176 since Friday

Redcar and Cleveland: 2,206 was 2117, an increase of 89 since Friday

South Tyneside: 3,336 was 3257, an increase of 79 since Friday

Stockton: 3,967 was 3733, an increase of 234 since Friday

Sunderland: 6,544 was 6276, an increase of 268 since Friday

York:  3,314 was 3191, an increase of 123 since Friday

Total: 2,575 more cases since Friday

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