160 PEOPLE tested positive for Coronavirus in Northumberland on Thursday, 26 more than on Wednesday.

According to figures from Public Health England, that brings the total for the county up to 26,580 since the start of the pandemic.

One death was confirmed today, which is down on both Tuesday and Wednesday, when five deaths were confirmed each day.

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 Tynedale and Ponteland:

Haydon and Hadrian: 20

Ponteland South with Heddon: 20

Hexham East: 18

Stocksfield and Broomhaugh: 18

Prudhoe South: 15

Ponteland West: 14

Bywell: 13

Haltwhistle: 13

Hexham Central with Acomb: 12

South Tynedale: 11

Prudhoe North: 9

Ponteland East and Stannington: 9

Corbridge: 9

Ponteland North: 8

Hexham West: 5

Humshaugh: 6

Bellingham: <5