Derry COVID-19 rate remains at lowest point since September 18

The seven-day coronavirus rate in Derry and Strabane remains at 65 per 100,000 people and at its lowest point since September 18.

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 3:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th March 2021, 3:21 pm

Between February 25 and March 3, there were 98 confirmed positive cases of the virus in the district giving a seven day rate per 100,000 of 65, no change from yesterday.

It remains as low as it has been since September 18 last year when the rate was 63.7.

Derry/Strabane is now recording the sixth lowest coronavirus rate in the north. The lowest rates are in Newry, Mourne and Down (33.3), Fermanagh and Omagh (39.4), Causeway Coast and Glens (52.7), Lisburn and Castlereagh (60.6).and Ards and North Down (60.9).

COVID-19 rate remains at 65 per 100,000

Rates are higher in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (87.5), Mid and East Antrim (83.7), Belfast (78.8), Mid Ulster (77.3) and Antrim and Newtownabbey (65.2).

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between March 2 and March 3 was 20.

In total 11,213 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.