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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Two deaths and 363 positive cases reported

  • Northern Ireland’s death toll rises to 3,440
  • Another 363 positive cases reported in 24 hours

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Covid testing. Stock image.

Covid testing. Stock image.

Covid testing. Stock image.

The Department of Health has reported another two people have died after testing positive for Covid-19.

Another 363 positive cases were also reported in the past 24 hours.

Northern Ireland’s death toll has reached 3,440 since the beginning of the pandemic. A total of six people have died in the past seven days after contracting the virus.

There has been 1,798 positive cases in the last week, down from 2,230 in the previous seven days.

Coronavirus Data Graphs

The figures were compiled in the 24 hours up to 10am on Tuesday.

Those with Covid-19 symptoms in Northern Ireland are no longer required to take a PCR test from April 22, with testing sites closing from this date.

Therefore, statistics may not provide an up-to-date reflection of the prevalence of the virus.

Hospital occupancy is at 106%. There are two Covid-19 confirmed patients in intensive care – one of those placed on a ventilator.

A total of 63 Covid patients have been admitted to hospital in the last seven days, compared to 84 the previous week.

And 51 care homes are dealing with an outbreak of the virus.

As of 11am on Tuesday, a total of 3,881,679 vaccines have been administered.


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