One more coronavirus related death in NI and 89 new cases

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One more person has died in Northern Ireland after contracting coronavirus, according to latest figures from the Department of Health. 

The Department's death toll now stands at 2,129. 

89 individuals have tested positive for covid-19 since yesterday from 1,346. 

656 people have been diagnosed with the virus in the past 7 days in Northern Ireland. 

There are currently 84 people in hospitals across Northern Ireland being treated for covid-19. 

8 of these patients are in intensive care units, 5 of whom are on ventilators. 

The average 7 day incidence rate in the region is now sitting at 34.9 per 100,000. 

The council area with the highest rate is Derry City and Strabane on 80.3, while the lowest remains Mid and East Antrim on 13.0. 



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