THE Department of Health has reported a further 420 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a fall of 113 on figures given yesterday for Saturday.
There has been no further deaths from the virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,156.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 2,788 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 82 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, that is a rise of eight on figures given on Friday for Thursday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 548 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 14,090 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 risen to 362.2 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 101 per cent.
There are currently 32 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.
There are four patients being treated in intensive care with one patient on a ventilator.
Five care homes are now dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 660 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: