No further coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed at Northumbria Healthcare hospitals.

NHS England figures show the death toll remains at 728.

Meanwhile, eight new, positive cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Northumberland yesterday (Saturday) - taking the total since the start of the pandemic, last March, to 17,519 according to Public Health England data.

The latest Northumberland County Council data shows all wards in the Tyne Valley and Ponteland have 0-4 cases recorded over the most recent seven-day period.