ONE further Covid-19 related death has been announced in Northern Ireland, where there have been 726 new cases.
Figures released today by the Department of Health show the one additional death, taking the region’s death toll to 583.
The 726 new infections bring to 13,612 the number of cases since the outbreak.
The Derry City and Strabane area remains of concern with the incidence rate per 100,000 population now standing at 946.
There are currently 65 patients in Northern Ireland hospitals being treated for Covid-19, with nine of those in intensive care units.