Derry COVID-19 rate rises to 185.8 cases per 100,000

The Derry/Strabane seven day COVID-19 rate has risen to 185.8 cases per 100,000.

Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 3:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 3:28 pm

Between June 15 and June 21, there were 280 cases giving a seven day rate of 185.8 per 100,000, up from 177.9 on Monday.

The case rate in Derry and Strabane has more than doubled week-on-week from 89.6 cases per 100,000 last Tuesday..

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

The rate locally is as high as it has been since mid-January.

Ards and North Down (16.8), Antrim and Newtownabbey (25.9), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (33.7), Mid Ulster (36.6), Lisburn and Castlereagh (37.9), Belfast (45.1), Fermanagh and Omagh (53.9), Causeway Coast and Glens (57.5), Mid and East Antrim (58.4) and Newry, Mourne and Down (102.1) all have lower rates.

The average rate for the north is 59.6.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between June 20 and June 21 was 40.

In total 13,250 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

A breakdown of the number of vaccinations by postcode shows that 62,311 have been administered in BT48 and 65,078 have been administered in BT47 - 127,389 in total in Derry.