There is more positive news from Northern Ireland as no further Covid-19 deaths were reported today – marking seven days since any patients with Covid-19 have passed away.
The death toll in Northern Ireland remains at 554.
No patients with Covid-19 are currently being treated in intensive care in Northern Ireland’s hospitals.
Meanwhile, four new cases of the virus have been confirmed by the NI Department of Health. There have been 5,772 cases of Covid-19 in NI since March.
The number of COVID-19 linked deaths in the North of Ireland is continuing to fall.
In the week up to Friday, July 3, government statistics agency Nisra said the virus was mentioned on the death certificates of 11 people.
That is one fewer than the previous week.
Up to last Friday, that means there has been a total of 839 Covid-19 related deaths, according to Nisra records. Their measure captures all deaths linked to Coronavirus – those involving confirmed infections which feature in the health department’s daily figures, as well as the suspected cases in which Coronavirus is mentioned on the death certificate.