NO coronavirus deaths have been recorded at Northumbria Healthcare hospitals for five days in a row.

The number of people who have died after a positive test at the trust's hospitals remains at 202, according to the latest figures from NHS England.

According to Public Health England, the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Northumberland has risen to 1,573.

Nationally, there have now been 286,979 lab-confirmed cases in the UK - an increase of 630 on the previous day.

The total death toll now stands at 44,517 - an increase of 126 on the previous day.

125,978 tests were processed on Wednesday.