Derry COVID-19 rate rises slightly to 57.7 cases per 100,000 and remains the highest in the north

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has risen slightly to 57.1 cases per 100,000 and remains the highest in the north.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 4:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th April 2021, 4:44 pm

Between April 1 and April 7, there were 86 cases giving a seven day rate of 57.1 cases, up slightly from 53.8 yesterday.

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

Fermanagh and Omagh (7.7), Mid and East Antrim (13.7), Lisburn and Castlereagh (20.7), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (22.9), Newry, Mourne and Down (23.3), Ards and North Down (24.9), Belfast (26.7), Causeway Coast and Glens (29.8), Antrim and Newtownabbey (35) and Mid Ulster (35.9) all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

The COVID-19 rate in Derry remains the highest in the north.
The COVID-19 rate in Derry remains the highest in the north.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between April 6 and April 7 was 18.

In total 11,657 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In total 101,289 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 430,615 jabs. In total 973,182 vaccines have now been administered at PHA centres and by GPs in the six counties.