A further eight people in Northern Ireland have died after testing positive for Covid-19.
The Department of Health reports that 896 new cases of the virus have been confirmed in the past 24 hours.
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the region is now 653.
The highest number of new cases is in Belfast (223) while the Derry City and Strabane council region reports 100 new cases.
There are currently 317 Covid-19 confirmed patients in hospital and 37 in intensive care.
6,898 individuals have tested positive for the virus in Northern Ireland in the past seven days.