THE coronavirus figures provided on Public Health England's website have not been updated due to technical difficulties.

Posting on social media on Tuesday, PHE said: "Owing to technical difficulties with data processing, the England and UK deaths data are not expected to be updated today."

The figures are expected to be updated later on Wednesday, but it is currently unknown if any new cases have been confirmed in Northumberland.

According to the latest data from NHS England, the death toll at Northumbria Healthcare hospitals remains at 202. It means no deaths have been recorded at the trust's hospitals in 40 days, stretching back to July 3.

Nationally, Public Health England confirmed on social media that a further 102 people had died after testing positive for the virus yesterday, bringing the official death toll to 46,628.

Furthermore, 1,148 new cases of Covid-19 had been recorded yesterday, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed cases to 312.