Derry COVID-19 rate rises to 108.2 cases per 100,000; vaccine programme passes 100,000 milestone in the city

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The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has risen to 108.2 cases per 100,000 while over 100,000 vaccine doses have now been administered in the city

Between May 7 and May 13, there were 163 cases giving a seven day rate of 108.2 cases per 100,000, up from 98.9 on Wednesday.

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Ards and North Down (8.7), Mid and East Antrim (14.4), Lisburn and Castlereagh (14.5), Belfast (23.4), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (24.8), Fermanagh and Omagh (33.4), Antrim and Newtownabbey (34.3), Mid Ulster (46.1),Causeway Coast and Glens (46.4) and Newry, Mourne and Down (49.4), all have lower rates than Derry Strabane.

Latest daily COVID-19 data released.Latest daily COVID-19 data released.
Latest daily COVID-19 data released.

The average rate for the north is 35.9.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between May 12 and May 13 was 28.

In total 12,517 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

A new breakdown of the number vaccinations by postcode shows that 48,851 have been administered in BT48 and 51,833 have been administered in BT47 - 100,684 in total in Derry.