Derry COVID-19 rate falls slightly to 110.2 cases per 100,000 but still well over double the northern average

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has fallen slightly to 110.2 cases per 100,000 but is still well over double the average for the north.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 2:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 2:56 pm

Between April 15 and April 21, there were 166 cases giving a seven day rate of 110.2 cases, down from 118.8 yesterday.

The rate in Derry and Strabane - the highest in the north - is six times that of Ards and North Down (18.6).

Latest daily COVID-19 data released.

Ards and North Down (18.6), Lisburn and Castlereagh (20.7), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (22), Antrim and Newtownabbey (22.4), Mid and East Antrim (24.5), Causeway Coast and Glens (32.6), Belfast (36.9), Fermanagh and Omagh (39.4), Newry, Mourne and Down (57.2) and Mid Ulster (59) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

The average rate for the north is now 40.5.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between April 20 and April 21 was 11.

In total 12,098 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In sum 119,431 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 512,161 jabs. In total 1,195,663 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.