Derry COVID-19 rate falls slightly to 60.4 cases per 100,000

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has fallen to 60.4 cases per 100,000 and is still the second highest prevalence after Mid Ulster.

By Kevin Mullan
Thursday, 1st April 2021, 5:37 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 5:38 pm

Between March 25 and April 1, there were 95 cases giving a seven day rate of 60.4, down rom 61.7 yesterday.

Derry Strabane is posting the second highest COVID-19 rate in the north. Mid Ulster is recording the highest prevalence at 118.6.

Mid and East Antrim (31), Lisburn and Castlereagh (31.7), Causeway Coast and Glens (31.9), Newry, Mourne and Down (33.9), Ards and North Down (37.9), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (37.9), Belfast (42.8), Fermanagh and Omagh (48.8) and Antrim and Newtownabbey (56.1) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

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Latest COVID-19 figures released.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between March 30 and March 31 was 12.

In total 11,577 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In total 96,230 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 412,876 jabs. In total 901,766 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.