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

The death toll at the trust’s hospitals remains at 722, according to NHS England figures.

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

The total number of cases in the county now stands at 17,310 since the start of the pandemic.

According to the latest Northumberland County Council data, all wards in Tynedale and Ponteland have recorded figures of 0-4 cases.