ANOTHER day has passed with no new deaths from coronavirus recorded at Northumbria Healthcare hospitals.

According to the latest figures from NHS England, the death toll from Covid-19 at the trust's hospitals remains at 202. No deaths from the virus have been recorded there since July 3.

However, one new case of coronavirus was confirmed in Northumberland yesterday.

According to the most recent data from Public Health England, the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Northumberland is now 1,598 - an infection rate of 495.6 cases per 100,000 residents.

Nationally, the total death toll increased by 21 to 46,526, while 816 new cases of the virus were confirmed across the UK.

The total number of lab-confirmed cases in the UK now stands at 311,641. 166,207 tests were processed yesterday.

1,067 people are currently being treated in hospital with the virus, with 67 of those on ventilator beds.