THE Department of Health has reported a further 121 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of 12 on figures given yesterday for Wednesday.
There has been one further death from the virus which is recorded outside the current reporting period with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,155.
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 636 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 24 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, that is a rise of six on figures given yesterday for Wednesday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 114 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 12,902 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 75.7 cases per 100,000, which is 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 remains at 103 per cent.
There are currently 18 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
There are no patients 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: