THE Department of Health has reported a further 1,101 Coronavirus cases in the North of Ireland in the last 24 hours.
That’s a fall of 370 cases on figures given yesterday for Wednesday.
There has been three further deaths from the virus with the death toll, mostly in hospitals across the North, now at 2,181.
Sadly, one of these latest deaths has been recorded in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.
In the past week, the Department has recorded 8,854 new cases of Coronavirus.
There has been a further 102 positive cases in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, a fall of 33 on figures given yesterday for Wednesday.
Over the past seven days there have been a further 780 COVID-19 cases in the Derry and Strabane area.
This means that since the pandemic started in March there have now been 16,708 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 515.6 cases per 100,000, the third highest of the 11 council districts in the North of Ireland.
The Department has to date recorded a total of 140 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 down to 101 per cent.
There are currently 232 patients in hospitals across the North with Coronavirus, a fall of two on figures released yesterday.
There are 32 patients being treated in intensive care with 25 patients on a ventilators.
Eighty-five care homes are now dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, a rise of five in the last 24 hours, with a further 667 concluded Coronavirus outbreaks in care homes.Tags: