THE Department of Health has reported a further 115 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of 28 on figures given yesterday for Sunday.
There has been no further deaths from the virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,155.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 722 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 22 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, that is a rise of ten on figures given yesterday for Sunday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 135 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 12,973 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 89.6 cases per 100,000, which is still the highest in the North of Ireland.
And the Derry and Strabane infection rate is currently higher than any region in England, with Yorkshire and the Humber the closest on 74.9 cases per 100,000.
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 101 per cent.
There are currently 15 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
There are no patients being treated in intensive care and no patients are on ventilators.
Two care homes are still dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 658 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: