They will review the statistics and also the restrictions which came into effect on Monday, December 27 which saw nightclubs having to shut just two months after they were allowed to reopen for the first time since March 2020.
These included table service only in bars and restaurants, two metres social distancing in offices and guidance on household gatherings.
On Wednesday, the North’s Department of Health reported a further 14 deaths related to Covid-19.
Between midnight on December 23 and midnight on December 28 there were 22,972 positive cases identified.
This was more than double the figure for the comparable five-day period in the previous week.
On Wednesday, there were 277 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals in the North of Ireland, up from 256 on Friday.
In the Derry City and Strabane District Council area, 26 people being treated in Altnagelvin Hospital with Coronavirus with six people in intensive care.
Over the past seven days, there were 3,428 new cases recorded in the Derry and Strabane council area.
The Derry and Strabane infection rate is the highest of all councils in the North of Ireland, with 2,265.9 cases per 100,000.
No further deaths were recorded in the Derry and Strabane Council area with its death toll (mostly in hospitals) at 189.Tags: