No further Covid-related deaths have been recorded at Northumbria Healthcare hospitals.

The death toll at the trust’s hospitals remains at 659, according to NHS England figures.

Meanwhile, Public Health England data shows there were 24 new, positive cases recorded in Northumberland yesterday (Sunday).

The total number of cases in the county now stands at 16,180 since the start of the pandemic.

Northumberland County Council publishes the number of positive cases recorded in each council ward. The figures, which are updated daily, show the number of positive cases recorded over the latest seven-day period. 

Here are the figures for wards in our district:

Prudhoe North- 9

Stocksfield and Broomhaugh- 7

South Tynedale- 6

Ponteland North- 5

Bellingham- 5

All other wards in Tynedale and Ponteland have a recorded figure of less than five cases.