THERE has been one further coronavirus-related death in the North of Ireland, the Department of Health (DoH) has reported on Saturday, May 23.
The DoH total now stands at 505 which are mostly focused on hospital deaths.
Today’s update from the Department of Health shows there have now been more than 55,682 tests carried out here.
A total of 4,545 people have tested positive for Covid-19 – that’s a further 41 new cases.
On Friday, the NI Statistics and Research Agency (Nisra) published figures showing that 664 deaths had been recorded, up to Friday, May 15, in total.
Nisra figures record all deaths where COVID-19 is mentioned on a death certificate.
It reported that there has now been 27 deaths from the virus in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.
The total number of confirmed outbreaks in care homes is 72, with a further 34 suspected care home outbreaks across the North of Ireland.
An outbreak is confirmed where at least two residents or staff have had a positive Covid-19 test in the last 14 days.