Another 64 people test positive for Covid-19 and NO deaths reported in last 24 hours

There have been NO deaths reported in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours, the latest Department of Health dashboard has revealed.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 2:38 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd May 2021, 2:48 pm

And according to the latest update from another 64 people have tested positive for Covid-19

That is all the information that us forthcoming as the DoH say ‘The COVID-19 Dashboard will be updated on Tuesday 4 May 2021’.

Yesterday one more death was reported and another 69 cases of Covid-19 confirmed.

The news comes as Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride urged everyone in Northern Ireland to enjoy the May Day holiday weekend safely.

With further COVID-19 restrictions being eased, Dr McBride emphasised that the public health advice remains as vital as ever.

“With summer coming and the vaccination programme continuing its roll out, there is a much-needed mood of optimism in the community.

“However, we must never underestimate the COVID-19 threat. A huge collective effort across society has got us this far. It would be a tragedy if we let our guard down now and jeopardised the progress that has been made.

Covid-19 safety
Covid-19 safety

“We all know what needs to be done.

“Whether you are socialising or shopping, stick to the rules that have protected so many people.

“Maintain social distancing, wear a face covering when required and wash hands frequently and well.

“Never forget that the virus spreads best in crowded, confined and indoor settings where ventilation is poor. That’s why the main focus at present is on outdoor activities.

“The progress we have made is also thanks in no small part to our vaccination programme. Please do your bit to make it a continued success. When your turn comes, get your vaccine and your second dose.

“By doing so, you not only protect yourself and others, you also play your part in maintaining our steady progress to better times.”

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