THE Department of Health has confirmed that 220 people have tested positive in the last 24 hours in the North of Ireland from Coronavirus.
That is a rise of 33 on Saturday’s statistics issued by the Department yesterday on its dashboard.
There has been no further deaths and the Department’s total, which is mostly in hospitals, is now at 578 – over 300 less tham those recorded by Nisra.
Over the last seven days a total of 1,513 people in the North of Ireland have test positive for COVID-19 – an average of just over 200 per day.
In the last seven days, 316 people in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area have tested positive for Coronavirus – the highest of any council area in the North of Ireland.
In the last 24 hours, 63 people have test positive within the council’s boundary.
That puts the council’s total to date at 819 – an average of 117 cases per days this past week.
In the past seven days, a total of 355 people have tested positive within the Derry and Strabane’s council area – the highest of any council in the North of Ireland.
The council’s death toll since March remains at 29.
According to the latest statistics, a total of 10,949 people have now tested positive in the North of Ireland to the deadly virus.
A total of 51 people are currently in hospitals here with a positive COVID-19 test, with six people on ventilators in intensive care.
There are currently 28 active Coronavirus cases in care homes here with 202 closed COVID-19 care home outbreaks.