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Seven more deaths from Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

There have been seven more deaths of patients in Northern Ireland as a result of Covid-19.

And there have been 69 more confirmed cases.

These are the latest figures made available on Monday by the Public Health Agency.

There have now been a total of 1,158 confirmed cases in Northern Ireland.

And 70 people have sadly died.

Of 69 deaths with data, the median age was 80 years old of which 36 (52%) were female and 33 (48%) were male.

Meanwhile, 10,000 food boxes will be delivered to the most vulnerable in Northern Ireland on a weekly basis during the lockdown.

A box of mainly non-perishable goods will be delivered directly to the door of vulnerable people who have been notified to isolate by their GPs and who cannot afford food, and do not have access to local support networks.

The boxes will also be available to those who are not isolating, but are in critical need of food.

People can telephone 0808 802 0020, email covid19@adviceni.net, or text: ACTION to 81025 to access information, advice and guidance in relation to Covid-19.

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