THE Department of Health has reported a further 146 cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of 33 on figures given yesterday for Thursday.
There has been three further deaths (none outside the curretn reporting period) from the deadly virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,128.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 620 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 29 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council in the past 24 hours, a rise of 14 cases on the previous day.
Within the past week there have been a further 103 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
That means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 11,825 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 100 cent.
There are currently 86 patients in hospital with Coronavirus, ten of whom are being treated in intensive care with seven patients on ventilators.
A total of five care homes are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 645 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: