Derry COVID-19 rate falls slightly to 707.3 cases per 100,000

The Derry/Strabane seven day COVID-19 rate has fallen slightly to 707.3 cases per 100,000.

By Kevin Mullan
Wednesday, 8th September 2021, 3:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th September 2021, 3:22 pm

Between September 1 and September 7, there were 1,070 cases giving a seven day rate of 707.3 per 100,000, down slightly from 718.5 on Tuesday.

Derry/Strabane is now recording the highest rate in the north.

Ards and North Down (333.9), Antrim and Newtownabbey (421.6), Causeway Coast and Glens (478.5), Newry, Mourne and Down (478.6), Belfast (469.8), Mid Ulster (509), Mid and East Antrim (513.4), Lisburn and Castlereagh (525.3), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (611.5) and Fermanagh and Omagh (696.8) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

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Latest daily COVID-19 data released.

The average rate for the north is 522.4.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between September 6 and September 7 was 152.

In total 22,961 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

A breakdown of the number of vaccinations by postcode shows that 80,147 have been administered in BT48 and 82,033 have been administered in BT47 - 162,180 in total in Derry