Derry COVID-19 rate falls to 67.7 cases per 100,000

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has fallen to 67.7 cases per 100,000 - the second highest SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in the north.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 3:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 3:58 pm

Between April 20 and April 26, there were 102 cases giving a seven day rate of 67.7 cases per 100,000, down slightly from 72.3 yesterday.

Mid Ulster is now posting the highest rate in the north at 73.2 per 100,000.

Latest COVID-19 data released.

Ards and North Down (9.3), Lisburn and Castlereagh (17.2), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (21.1), Mid and East Antrim (28.9), Causeway Coast and Glens (30.5), Antrim and Newtownabbey (31.5), Newry, Mourne and Down (32.2), Belfast (32.8), and Fermanagh and Omagh (53.9) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

The average rate for the north is 35.6.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between April 25 and April 26 was 14.

In total 12,152 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In sum 125,122 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 542,019 jabs. In total 1,275,695 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.