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No further Covid-related deaths and three new cases in ABC borough as hospital numbers fall again

Craigavon hospital ICU

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

The latest update comes according to the official dashboard.

As it stands, the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area accounts for 285 deaths overall. Newry, Mourne and Down District accounts for 165 deaths and Mid-Ulster accounts for 205.

The overall total number of deaths recorded by the Department still stands at 2,144.

There were a further 95 – three less than Tuesday – positive cases reported in the last 24 hours with three in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon. There were nine in Newry, Mourne and Down and Mid-Ulster District recorded 10 in that time.

A total of 2,371 individuals were tested.

There are 61 people – up one on yesterday – in hospitals across Northern Ireland as a result of the virus, eight – the same as Wednesday – of whom are in intensive care units.

There are currently five – one less than yesterday – patients in Craigavon Hospital – nine overall in the Southern Trust area.

There are currently 16 ICU beds available in Northern Ireland.

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