Derry COVID-19 rate falls to 778 cases per 100k

The Derry/Strabane seven day COVID-19 rate has fallen to 778 cases per 100,000, according to the latest data from the Department of Health.

By Kevin Mullan
Friday, 25th February 2022, 3:32 pm
Updated Friday, 25th February 2022, 3:34 pm

Between February 18 and February 24, there were 1,176 cases giving a seven day rate of 778 per 100,000, down from 819 on Thursday.

Fermanagh & Omagh (653), Mid Ulster (659), Newry, Mourne & Down (712), Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon (740) and Causeway Coast and Glens (775) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

All other areas have higher rates than Derry including Lisburn & Castlereagh (1,098), Ards and North Down (1,013), Antrim & Newtownabbey (991), Belfast (890) and Mid & East Antrim (825).

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The average rate for the north is 843.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between February 23 and February 24 was 133.

In total 54,974 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

A breakdown of the number of vaccinations by postcode shows that 119,550 have been administered in BT48 and 123,795 have been administered in BT47 - 243,345 in total in Derry