The coronavirus infection rate continues to fall in Northumberland as the county enters the fourth week of the national second lockdown.

Data from Northumberland County Council shows the current infection rate stands at 178.9 per 100,000 population.

A further 55 people have tested positive to Covid-19 in the county, Public Health England said, with 8,388 cases now confirmed.

NHS England confirmed the total number of deaths at Northumbria Healthcare Trust hospitals is 353.