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One more Covid-related death confirmed in Northern Ireland

There were a further 73 cases confirmed for the second day running

There has been one further Covid-related death reported by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland today (Monday).

The update is 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 now accounts for 205.

The overall total number of deaths recorded by the Department still stands at 2,143.

There were a further 73 – the same as Sunday – positive cases reported in the last 24 hours with six in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon. There was also a further four in Newry, Mourne and Down.

And Mid-Ulster District remains the highest in Northern Ireland for a third day with 18 new cases reported.

A total of 1,947 individuals were tested.

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

There are currently 32 ICU beds available in Northern Ireland.

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