Derry COVID-19 rate rises to 88.3 per 100,000 and remains the highest in the north

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has risen to 88.3 cases per 100,000 and remains the highest in the north.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 6:31 pm

Between March 18 and March 24, there were 133 cases giving a seven day rate of 88.3, up from 85 yesterday. The rate locally has almost doubled in the space of a fortnight.

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

Fermanagh and Omagh (25.7), Antrim and Newtownabbey (36.4), Causeway Coast and Glens (40.9), Mid and East Antrim (41.1), Newry, Mourne and Down (46.6), Lisburn and Castlereagh (48.2), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (49.6), Belfast (51), Ards and North Down (74.6) and Mid Ulster (84.7) all have lower rates.

Latest daily COVID-19 data released.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between March 23 and March 24 was 19 .

In total 11,490 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

In total 87,150 vaccine doses have now been administered at the three mass vaccination centres in Derry, Omagh and Enniskillen.

Across the north GPs have rolled out 366,176 jabs.