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Coronavirus: Two more deaths, four new cases in Northern Ireland

Coronavirus has claimed the lives of two more people

Two more people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in Northern Ireland in the past 24 hours.

The deaths bring the total to 554 and 331 of those people lost their lives in a hospital setting.

A further four people have tested positive with the number of confirmed cases of the virus having reached 5,747 since testing began.

To date 113,061 people have been tested for Covid-19 and 27 of them tested positive in the past seven days.

There are currently 11 people with the virus in hospital and none are in ICU.

There are 20 confirmed and 12 suspected outbreaks of coronavirus in care homes. 

The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) released its weekly figures this morning and reported a new total of 826 Covid-19 related deaths.

In the week up to June 26, coronavirus was mentioned on the death certificates of 12 people, down from 17 last week. 


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