Derry COVID-19 rate falls slightly to 57.1 cases per 100,000 and is now third highest in the north

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has fallen to 57.1 cases per 100,000 and district now has third highest prevalence of SARS-CoV-2.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 4:09 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd April 2021, 4:35 pm

Between March 26 and April 1, there were 86 cases giving a seven day rate of 57.1, down from 60.4 yesterday.

Derry/Strabane is now posting the third highest COVID-19 rate in the north. Rates are higher in Mid Ulster (96.3) and Antrim and Newtownabbey (58.2).

Lisburn and Castlereagh (29.6), Newry, Mourne and Down (30), Causeway Coast and Glens (31.2), Ards and North Down (32.3), Mid and East Antrim (33.2), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (37.9), Belfast (39.6), Fermanagh and Omagh (42.8) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

Latest COVID-19 figures released.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between March 31 and April 1 was 9.

In total 11,586 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In total 97,585 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 419,679 jabs. In total 918,459 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.