THE Department of Health has announced a further 670 more cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a fall of 195 cases on the previous day.
There have been a further 12 deaths (two outside the current reporting period) from the deadly virus bringing the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, to 1,716.
Sadly, one of these deaths has been recorded in the Derry and Strabane District Council area.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 5,355 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 22 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council in the past 24 hours, a fall of 23 seven on figures for Thursday.
Within the past week there have been a further 240 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
That means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 10,529 positive cases within the council boundary.
The Department has now recorded a total of 117 coronavirus deaths within the Derry and Strabane council area to date.
Bed occupancy across all hospitals is now down to 92 per cent.
There are currently 810 patients in hospital with Coronavirus, with 66 patients currently in intensive care and 46 patients who are on ventilators.
A total of 129 care homes are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 475 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.