THE Department of Health has announced a further 639 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a fall of 625 cases on figures given yesterday for Saturday.
There has been no further deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,170.
However, sadly over the weekend one of the two deaths reported on Sunday for Saturday was recorded in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 9,242 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 55 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, a fall of 15 on figures given on Friday for Thursday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 843 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 16,231 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 557.2 cases per 100,000, the second highest of the 11 council districts in the North of Ireland.
The Department has to date recorded a total of 139 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 102 per cent.
There are currently 208 patients in hospitals across the North with Coronavirus, a rise of 45 on figures released on Friday.
There are 25 patients being treated in intensive care with 16 patients on a ventilator, a rise of eight from Friday.
Fifty-nine care homes are still dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 663 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: