THERE have been no new COVID-19 related deaths recorded in Northern Ireland by the Department of Health in the last 24 hours.
The death toll remains at 554.
The department’s daily figures are mostly comprised of hospital deaths and where a patient had previously tested positive for the virus.
The latest figures on the department’s dashboard show the total number of confirmed positive cases of the virus now stands at 5,756, with nine positive tests recorded over the weekend.
The BBC has reported that a number of people from several families have tested positive for Covid-19 in Co Down. It’s thought up to 16 people could be affected.