One death and 73 more people test positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hours

Another 73 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Department of Health dashboard has revealed.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 2:37 pm

In the same time period another death has been reported in NI.

This brings the death toll here to 2,143.

Meanwhile in the last seven days a total of 695 tested positive for Covid-19 in NI.

In total 119,785 people have tested positive for the virus in NI.

At the moment there are now 61 patients with Covid-19 being cared for in NI hospitals - and of that number there are five who are being cared for in ICU.

And there are now four active Covid-19 outbreaks in NI Care Homes.

People queue for the first and sometimes second dose of Covid-19 vaccine in the SSE Arena in Belfast.