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Revealed: 40 coronavirus deaths in a single month in postcode where Health Minister lives

The postcode area in which Health Minister Robin Swann lives recorded 40 Covid-19 deaths in just one month, it can be revealed.

According to figures released by Northern Ireland's Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), there were 30 Covid-19 related deaths in BT42 between March 19 and December 4 last year.

By January 8, there were 70 Covid-19 related deaths in BT42, which includes the rural villages of Cullybackey, Galgorm, Broughshane and Kells - where Mr Swann lives. The postcode had the highest Covid-19 death toll in Northern Ireland between December 4 last year and January 8 this year.