HEALTH officials in Northern Ireland region announced 1,066 cases and one further Covid-19 related death today.
The North’s death toll is now 588.
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, 20,158 infections have been recoded in Northern Ireland – with 5,909 of those in the last week.
In the Derry City and Strabane Council area, there have been 1,426 new cases in the last seven days.
In the North’s hospitals, there are 137 Covid-19 patients, 19 of whom are in intensive care settings.