Derry COVID-19 rate rises to 98.9 cases per 100,000

The Derry/Strabane COVID-19 rate has risen to 98.9 cases per 100,000.

Thursday, 13th May 2021, 3:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th May 2021, 3:08 pm

Between May 6 and May 12, there were 149 cases giving a seven day rate of 98.9 cases per 100,000, up from 92.3 on Wednesday.

Ards and North Down (7.5), Lisburn and Castlereagh (11), Mid and East Antrim (15.9), Belfast (23.7), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (25.7), Fermanagh and Omagh (34.2), Antrim and Newtownabbey (39.3), Newry, Mourne and Down (43.3),Mid Ulster (44.1) and Causeway Coast and Glens (49.2), all have lower rates than Derry/Strabane.

Latest daily COVID-19 data released.

The average rate for the north is 35.

The daily change in the cumulative number of patients with a positive test in Derry and Strabane between May 11 and May 12 was 28.

In total 12,489 people have now tested positive for the illness in Derry and Strabane.

A new breakdown of the number vaccinations by postcode shows that 48,003 have been administered in BT48 and 51,174 have been administered in BT47 - 99,177 in total in Derry.