CORONAVIRUS LATEST: N.I. death toll up to 73

You are viewing content from Q Tyrone and Fermanagh 101.2. Would you like to make this your preferred location?

By Q Radio news

Northern Ireland's death toll from the Coronavirus pandemic has risen by a further 3 in the last 24 hours.

The Public Health Agency says the total number of deaths is now 73.

There were also 97 new positive cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1255.

Meanwhile researchers in Belfast are to lead UK-wide clinical trials offering cell therapy treatment for coronavirus patients with acute respiratory failure.

Queen's University Belfast has already recruited it's first patient with plans to take on at least 60 more in the coming weeks in Belfast, Birmingham and London. 

It is one of a number of Covid-19 studies that have been given urgent public health research status.



More from Q Radio Local News

Join the Thank Q Club

Sign up for the Thank Q Club and receive exclusive offers, fun competitions and amazing prizes - it's quick and easy to do!

Sign Up Log In

Listen on the go

Download the Q Radio app to keep listening, wherever you are! It's available on Apple and Android devices.

Download from the App Store Download from Google Play