THE Department of Health has announced a further 88 cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of 31 on figures given on Saturday for Friday.
Today is the first day the Department of Health has published full dashborad figures on Coranvirus here because of the Easter holidays.
There has been no further deaths from the deadly virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,121.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 561 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 18 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council.
Within the past week there have been a further 81 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
That means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 11,639 positive cases within the council boundary – the fourth highest among all 11 councils in the North.
The Department has 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 96 per cent.
There are currently 97 patients in hospital with Coronavirus, 12 of whom are being treated in intensive care with ten patients on ventilators.
A total of six care homes are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 644 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.