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No further Covid-related deaths with number of new cases and hospital admissions both down

There were a further 82 – down 17 – positive cases reported in the last 24 hours with five in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon

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

According to the official dashboard, 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 203.

The overall total number of deaths recorded by the Department still stands at 2,135.

There were a further 82 – down 17 – positive cases reported in the last 24 hours with five in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon. There was also a further 11 in Newry, Mourne and Down – third highest in NI – and another nine in Mid-Ulster.

A total of 1,382 individuals were tested.

There are 68 people – two less than yesterday – in hospitals across Northern Ireland as a result of the virus, seven – down one on Saturday – of whom are in intensive care units.

There are 11 Covid patients in Southern Trust hospitals; six in Craigavon.

There are currently 24 ICU beds available in Northern Ireland.

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