THE Department of Health has announced a further 102 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
Thats a rise of three on figures given yesterday for Tuesday.
There has been no further deaths from the deadly virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,146.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 626 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 21 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area in the past 24 hours, a rise of one on the previous day.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 142 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
That means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 12,324 positive cases within the council boundary – the fourth highest among all 11 councils in the North.
The rate of infection within the Derry and Strabane council area is now at 94.2 cases per 100,000, the highest in the North of Ireland.
The Department has recorded a total of 136 coronavirus deaths within the Derry and Strabane council area to date – the third lowest out of all councils here.
Bed occupancy across all hospitals is now up to 103 per cent.
There are currently 67 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
Seven patients are being treated in intensive care with five patients on ventilators.
Five care homes are now dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 652 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: