THE Department of Health has announced a further 133 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a fall of 45 on figures given on Friday for Thursday.
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 1,064 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 28 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, that is a fall of 19 on figures given on Friday for Thursday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 268 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 13,210 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 up to 177.9 cases per 100,000, the highest of any council 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 98 per cent.
There are currently 16 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
There are no patients being treated in intensive care and no patients are on ventilators.
Three care homes are still dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, a rise of one in the past 24 hours, with a further 658 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: