THE Department of Health has announced a further 151 more cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of 86 cases on figures given yesterday for Sunday.
There have been five further deaths for the third day in a row from the deadly virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,115.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 998 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 13 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council in the past 24 hour, a rise of six on the previous day.
Within the past week there have been a further 95 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
That means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 11,552 positive cases within the council boundary – the fourth highest among all 11 councils in the North.
The Department has to date recorded a total of 135 coronavirus deaths within the Derry and Strabane council area to date – the third lowest out of all 11 councils here.
Bed occupancy across all hospitals is now at 97 per cent.
There are currently 131 patients in hospital with Coronavirus, with 18 patients currently in intensive care and 12 patients who are on ventilators.
A total of five care homes are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 643 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: