THE Department of Health has reported a further 973 more cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a fall of 199 cases on the previous day.
There have been a further 16 deaths (three outside the current reporting period) from the deadly virus bringing the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, to 1,533.
Sadly, two of those deaths have been recorded in the Derry and Strabane District Council area.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 7,769 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 46 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council in the past 24 hours, a fall of six on figures for Tuesday.
Within the past week there have been a further 431 COVID-19 cases.
That means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 10,218 positive cases within the council boundary.
The Department has now recorded a total of 108 coronavirus deaths within the Derry and Strabane council area to date.
Bed occupancy across all hospitals is now at 96 per cent.
There are currently 850 patients in hospital with Coronavirus, with 58 patients currently in intensive care and 44 patients who are on ventilators.
A total of 142 care homes are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 447 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.