THE Department of Health has announced a further 1,600 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a rise of 127 cases on figures given yesterday for Monday.
There has been three further deaths from the virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,176.
None of these latest deaths has been recorded in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 9,157 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 133 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, a rise of 26 on figures given on yesterday for Monday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 782 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 16,471 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 fallen to 516.9 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 106 per cent.
There are currently 244 patients in hospitals across the North with Coronavirus, a rise of 35 on figures released yesterday.
There are 32 patients being treated in intensive care with 23 patients on a ventilator, a rise of two in the last 24 hours.
Seventy-three care homes are currently dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak with a further 665 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: