LATEST figures show there have been no new cases of Covid-19 in Northumberland over the past 24 hours. 

On Monday morning, the number of cases for the county remained at 1,577 - the same figure published a day earlier by Public Health England. 

It follows an increase of three cases, from 1,574, to 1,577, between Saturday and Sunday. 

Latest figures also show there have been no coronavirus related deaths at Northumbria Healthcare hospitals for nine days running.

The total number of people who have died after testing positive to the virus remains at 202.

Nationally, 289,603 cases of the virus have now been confirmed and the total death toll stands at 44,819.