THERE has been one further Covid-19 related death in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health has confirmed.
The one new death brings the north’s death toll to 563.
There have been 77 new cases of the coronavirus detected.
Since the outbreak, there have been 7,442 positive cases in the region.
There have been 149 cases confirmed in the last week and there are 18 confirmed Covid-19 patients in Northern Ireland hospitals, three of whom are in intensive care.