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Six further Covid-19 deaths in NI while 31 patients currently fighting for their lives

Craigavon hospital ICU
Craigavon Hospital ICU

A further six deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded in Northern Ireland over the past 24 hours.

The daily figure, reported by the Department of Health, now sees the death toll rise to 387.

However, five over those deaths happened since Sunday with the other one previously unreported.

A further breakdown of the statistics shows there are currently 723 coronavirus patients in hospitals across Northern Ireland.

To date 3,829 people have been discharged from hospital while 31 patients are being treated in intensive care as of midnight on May 3.

Over the past 24 hours there was 1,317 tests carried out with 69 returning positive for Covid-19.

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