Derry COVID-19 death toll rises to 197

One more COVID-19 death was registered in Derry/Strabane in the week to Friday, May 28, according to the latest figures published this morning by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA).

Friday, 4th June 2021, 10:17 am
Updated Friday, 4th June 2021, 10:18 am

The total death toll since the pandemic began has risen at 197.

That amounts to 12.5 per cent of the 1576 deaths reported in Derry and Strabane between March 19, 2020, and May 28, 2021.

There were 16 deaths registered from all causes in Derry and Strabane over the week to May 28.

The NISRA weekly death bulletin shows a further death has been registered.

The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) has said in future it will only be releasing a statistical bulletin for COVID-19 related deaths when the number of COVID-19 related deaths registered in one week is five or more.

The latest figures published today by NISRA show that three deaths involving COVID-19 occurred in the week May 15, to May 28, 2021 across the whole of the north.

The total number of COVID-19 related deaths that occurred up to May 28, 2021 has now reached 2,975. Of the 2,975 COVID-19 related deaths, 1,971 (66.3%) took place in hospital, 774 (26.0%) in care homes, 14 (0.5%) in hospices and 216 (7.3%) at residential addresses or other locations.