COVID-19 death toll rises to 2,075 - 138 people test positive

Another three people have died with COVID-19 in NI, the latest Department of Health dashboard has revealed.

Sunday, 7th March 2021, 2:28 pm

According to the statistics the three people died in the last 24 hours.

There are now 227 people being treated in our hospitals for COVID-19 - and of that number 33 are being treated in ICU.

Now there are now 18 active COVID-19 Care Home outbreaks.

Meanwhile in the last 24 hours 136 people tested positive for COVID-19.

That number rises to 1,198 in the last seven days.

Breakdown of cases to include all settings and community...

Antrim & Newtownabbey 15

NI hospital

Ards & North Down 18

Armagh City/ Banbridge & Craigavon 17

Belfast 26

Causeway Coast & Glens 3

Derry City & Strabane 7

Fermanagh & Omagh 5

Lisburn & Castlereagh 16

Mid & East Antrim 7

Mid Ulster 16

Newry/ Mourne & Down 8

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