THE Department of Health says there has been 76 new cases of Coronavirus in the North of Ireland over the weekend
In its latest update the Department says one more death has been recorded, which happened on Saturday, August 8.
The figures, which mostly record fatalities in a hospital setting, show the number of deaths now stands at 557.
The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-199 is now 6,140.
Three of the new cases of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus are from the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.
There have been five positive cases within the council boundary over the last seven days.
Two people out of the 76 new cases are being treated in intensive care here and one of them is on a ventilator.
To date, 29 people have died in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area since the pandemic erupted in March.
Health chiefs continue to urge the public to maintain a social distance of two metres at all times, wash your hands reularly and as often as possible, and as of today wear a face covering in shops and other indoor settings.