There were four more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in St Helens.
The latest figures from the UK coronavirus dashboard show a total of 769 people had died in the area by March 9 – up from 765 on the week before.
They were among 29,202 deaths recorded across the North West.
The weekly figures now include anyone whose death certificate – registered up to 14 days before March 23 (Thursday) – mentions Covid-19 as one of the causes.
A total of 186,218 deaths were recorded throughout England by March 9.