Greater than 300 new coronavirus circumstances have been confirmed on Teesside previously 24 hours.
In line with knowledge launched by Public Well being England, Stockton has now recorded greater than 11,000 circumstances because the begin of the pandemic.
The borough noticed a rise of 125 and stays the realm with the most individuals being recognized with covid-19.
The just lately launched figures additionally imply that over 32,000 coronavirus circumstances have been recorded on Teesside since final March.
Tuesday’s knowledge exhibits an increase in all 4 boroughs with a complete of 327 circumstances.
Hartlepool has additionally noticed a pointy rise with an additional 85 circumstances.
Nevertheless, the current figures present a drop in circumstances in contrast with 375 on Monday and 337 on Saturday.
This is the overall variety of circumstances which have been discovered since March in every space, with the variety of new circumstances recorded on Tuesday:
The up to date figures take the overall variety of circumstances throughout the 4 boroughs to 32,282.
The brand new infections come after a physician working in intensive care at James Cook University Hospital has mentioned staff are “rushed off their feet” because the variety of hospital sufferers rise.
Dr Richard Cree advised of how crucial care groups are dealing with treating a excessive variety of sufferers receiving steady optimistic airway strain (CPAP) remedy.
He additionally mentioned how some members of employees are strolling as much as 10km a day whereas finishing up their duties.
There are fears the lockdown guidelines in England may very well be made more durable – with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying on Monday that could be a risk if folks fail to comply with the principles, and an infection charges do not come down.
Nationally, police have mentioned they’ll subject instantaneous £200 fines for anybody breaching the principles – similar to leaving residence with no affordable excuse or refusing to put on a masks.
However there was confusion over precisely what counts as an inexpensive excuse – with questions over whether or not folks can train a couple of miles away from their residence, drink espresso exterior whereas exercising with a pal or sit on a bench.