Derry COVID-19 rate rises slightly to 113.5 cases per 100,000 and is more than five times the rate in Ards and North Down

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate remains above 100 cases per 100,000 and is still more than double the average for the north.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 3:39 pm

Between April 13 and April 19, there were 171 cases giving a seven day rate of 113.5 cases, up marginally from 110.2 yesterday.

Derry/Strabane has the highest COVID-19 rate in the north - over five times the rate in Ards and North Down (20.5).

Latest Derry COVID-19 data.

Ards and North Down (20.5), Fermanagh and Omagh (25.7), Lisburn and Castlereagh (27.6), Mid and East Antrim (28.9), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (30.4), Antrim and Newtownabbey (35.2), Belfast (35.8), Causeway Coast and Glens (37.4), Newry, Mourne and Down (56.1) and Mid Ulster (56.3) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

The average rate for the north is now 42.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between April 18 and April 19 was 31.

In total 12,057 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

n total 117,002 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 490,425 jabs. In total 1,152,820 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.