THE Department of Health has announced a further 109 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of four on figures given yesterday for Tuesday.
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 third time since last August, there are currently no patients in intensive care units being treated for Coronavirus.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 604 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 18 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, that is a fall of one on figures given yesterday for Tuesday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 105 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 12,878 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 69.7 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 at 103 per cent.
There are currently 19 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
There are no patient being treated in intensive care and no patients are on ventilators.
Two care homes are now dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 658 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: