10 further covid-19 related deaths in NI

by Q Radio News

A further 10 people have died in Northern Ireland after contracting covid-19 according to the Department of Health has said.

Seven of the deaths occurred in the last 24 hours.

The death toll recorded by the department now stands at 923.

There were also 357 positive cases of the virus recorded since yesterday. 

A total of 49,442 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland since the pandemic began.

Meanwhile, there are currently 429 people in hospital with coronavirus with 41 in ICU, 31 of whom are on ventilators. 

There are 22 unoccupied ICU beds in Northern Ireland. 

Meanwhile, the highest daily change has occurred in Belfast where 75 people have tested positive since yesterday. 

44 cases were confirmed in Mid Ulster and 43 in both Armagh, City and Banbridge and Derry City and Strabane, 

 

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