Derry COVID-19 rate rises again to 80.3 cases per 100,000

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has risen again to 80.3 cases per 100,000.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 2:35 pm
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 2:45 pm

Between April 23 and April 29, there were 121 cases giving a seven day rate of 80.3 cases per 100,000, up from 69 yesterday.

Derry/Strabane is posting the highest SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in the north following the increase.

Latest daily COVID-19 data released.

Ards and North Down (5), Lisburn and Castlereagh (15.8), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (16.8), Belfast (27.5), Newry, Mourne and Down (27.7), Mid and East Antrim (29.6), Causeway Coast and Glens (34), Antrim and Newtownabbey (41.4), Fermanagh and Omagh (47.9) and Mid Ulster (67.8) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

The average rate for the north is 34.7.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between April 28 and April 29 was 28.

In total 12,227 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

A new breakdown of the number vaccinations by postcode shows that 41,615 have been administered in BT48 and 45,197 have been administered in BT47 - 86,812 in total in Derry.