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No Covid-deaths as hospital numbers drop right across Northern Ireland

There have been no further Covid-related deaths reported by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland today (Monday).

That’s according to the official dashboard, where the overall total number of deaths recorded by the Department stands at 2,154.

The Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area accounts for 285 deaths overall. Newry, Mourne and Down District accounts for 167 deaths while Mid-Ulster has registered 206 deaths.

There were a further 54 – down 19 on Friday’s total – positive cases reported in the last 24 hours with five in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon. There were nine in Newry, Mourne and Down while Mid-Ulster District recorded zero.

A total of 1,706 individuals were tested.

There are 16– three less than Friday– people in hospitals across Northern Ireland as a result of the virus, one of whom is in an intensive care unit.

There is just one Covid patient in the Southern Trust area – St Luke’s in Armagh.

There are currently 13 ICU beds available in Northern Ireland.

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