Derry COVID-19 rate falls slightly to 61.7 cases per 100,000

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has fallen to 61.7 cases per 100,000 but remains the second worst affected district after Mid Ulster.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 3:35 pm

Between March 24 and March 30, there were 95 cases giving a seven day rate of 61.7, down rom 63.1 yesterday.

Derry Strabane is posting the second highest COVID-19 rate in the north.

Mid Ulster is recording the highest prevalence at 124.7.

Latest COVID-19 data released.

Causeway Coast and Glens (29.1), Mid and East Antrim (33.2), Lisburn and Castlereagh (34.4), Newry, Mourne and Down (37.2), Ards and North Down (45.4), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (45.9), Belfast (46.3) , Antrim and Newtownabbey (53.3) and Fermanagh and Omagh (53.9) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between March 29 and March 30 was 13.

In total 11,565 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In total 94,935 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 406,272 jabs. In total 887,598 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.