A further 902 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Northern Ireland during past 24 hours.
A total of 5,836 tests were carried out in that time, meaning just over 1 in 6 of those being tested is positive.
Deaths are not recorded at weekends so the official Department of Health toll remains at 587.
The number is 178 less than yesterday when a record number of people tested positive.
There are 134 confirmed Covid-19 patients in hospital, with 19 in intensive care units. Eleven of these patients are on ventilators.
Derry and Strabane, with an incidence rate of 872.1 per 100,000 people is now the highest in Northern Ireland and amongst the highest in the UK.
The 7 day rate of infection per 100,000 of population in Northern Ireland is 291.