Derry COVID-19 rate jumps to 86.3 cases per 100,000 and remains highest in the north

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has jumped to 86.3 cases per 100,000 and remains the highest in the north.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 3:38 pm
Updated Monday, 12th April 2021, 3:40 pm

Between April 5 and April 11, there were 130 cases giving a seven day rate of 86.3 cases, up from 80.3 yesterday.

The case rate has risen sharply from Friday when it was at 56.4 per 100,000.

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

The COVID-19 rate in Derry rose over the weekend.

Mid and East Antrim (17.3), Lisburn and Castlereagh (21.4), Ards and North Down (25.5), Fermanagh and Omagh (26.5), Antrim and Newtownabbey (28), Belfast (31.4), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (35.1), Mid Ulster (35.9), Causeway Coast and Glens (47.1) and Newry, Mourne and Down (57.2) 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 April 10 and April 11 was 15.

In total 11,866 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In total 106,344 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 439,604 jabs. In total 1,025,912 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.