THE Department of Health has announced a further 81 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of 27 on figures given on yesterday for Sunday.
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.
For the first time since last August, there are currently no patients in intensive care units being treated for Coronavirus.
And only one residential care home is now dealing an outbreak of COVID-19.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 523 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further nine positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, the same as figures given yesterday for Sunday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 90 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 12,841 positive cases within the council boundary – the third highest among all 11 councils in the North.
The rate of infection within the Derry and Strabane council area has now risen to 59.7 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 up to 104 per cent.
There are currently 16 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
There are no patient being treated in intensive care and no patients are on ventilators.
Just one care home is now dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 658 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: