These are the South Tyneside areas with the highest and lowest numbers of coronavirus deaths

Official figures have revealed which areas of South Tyneside have seen the highest number of deaths related to coronavirus.

Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Friday, June 12 lists the total number of deaths per area for the South Tyneside local authority, and shows which percentage of these are related to coronavirus.

According to the figures, there have been 577 deaths recorded in the borough between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020.

Of these, 154 were related to coronavirus.

The areas in South Tyneside with the highest and lowest numbers of coronavirus deaths

This means 27% of deaths recorded in South Tyneside between those dates were Covid-related.

NHS England’s latest figures, released on Thursday, June 11, say that 323 patients at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust have died after contracting coronavirus.

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In terms of area, Harton East has the highest percentage of coronavirus deaths in South Tyneside.

There were 41 total deaths recorded in that area, with 54% of them linked to the virus.

Harton East and Hebburn West have the largest number of coronavirus deaths for a South Tyneside area, with 22 Covid deaths recorded in each place during the same time period.

There have been no coronavirus-related deaths recorded in Brockley Whins or Cleadon & East Boldon.

Here is a full breakdown of deaths in South Tyneside – including the number and equivalent percentage of deaths where a person had contracted coronavirus – by area.

The figures are for between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020:

(Area: number of Covid-related deaths, total number of deaths, Covid deaths as a percentage)

Harton East: 22, 41, 54%

Hebburn West: 22, 42, 52%

Boldon Colliery: 11, 29, 38%

South Shields East: 9, 25, 36%

Hebburn North: 19, 55, 35%

Jarrow Town: 12, 35, 34%

Harton West: 5, 15, 33%

West Park: 5, 16, 31%

Cleadon Park: 3, 10, 30%

Simonside: 6, 22, 27%

Biddick Hill: 3, 13, 23%

West Boldon: 2, 9, 22%

West Harton: 8, 39, 21%

Primrose: 3, 15, 20%

Horsley Hill: 3, 17, 18%

Whiteleas: 3, 18, 17%

South Shields West: 5, 32, 16%

Westoe: 5, 32, 16%

Hebburn South: 5, 44, 11%

Whitburn & Marsden: 2, 24, 8%

Fellgate & Hedworth: 1, 13, 8%

Brockley Whins: 0, 17, 0%

Cleadon & East Boldon: 0, 14, 0%

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