Derry COVID rate falls to 1,473.8 cases per 100,000 and is no longer highest

The Derry/Strabane seven day COVID-19 rate has fallen to 1,473.8 cases per 100,000, according to the latest data from the Department of Health.

By Kevin Mullan
Thursday, 13th January 2022, 3:17 pm
Latest daily COVID-19 data released.
Latest daily COVID-19 data released.

Between January 6 and January 12, there were 2,227 cases giving a seven day rate of 1,473.8 per 100,000, down from 1,817.9 on Wednesday. However, far fewer people are being tested than was the case last week.

Only Newry, Mourne & Down (1,481.8) and Mid Ulster (1,484.4) have higher rates than Derry/ Strabane.

Causeway Coast & Glens (982.5), Ards & North Down (1,044.7), Lisburn & Castlereagh (1,087.0), Mid & East Antrim (1,147.4), Fermanagh & Omagh (1,157.4), Antrim & Newtownabbey (1,192.3), Belfast (1,243.6) and Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon (1,295.4), all have lower rates.

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The average rate for the north is 1,258.1.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between January 11 and January 12 was 247.

In total 46,134 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

A breakdown of the number of vaccinations by postcode shows that 115,073 have been administered in BT48 and 118,858 have been administered in BT47 - 233,931 in total in Derry.