THE Department of Health has announced a further 73 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a fall of seven on figures given yesterday for Wednesday.
There has been no further deaths in the past 24 hours from the virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, remaining at 2,154.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 475 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 15 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, a rise of one on figures given yesterday for Wednesday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 69 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 12,793 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 45.8 cases per 100,000, still 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 down to 104 per cent.
There are currently 19 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
One patient is being treated in intensive care and no patients are on ventilators.
Only two care homes are now dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 657 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: