Eight Covid-19 deaths and 1,030 new cases
Eight further deaths of patients who had tested positive for Covid-19 have been reported and a further 1,030 new cases have been diagnosed.
Nearly one in five of all new cases in the past week have been among children aged 10-14.
This morning there were 373 Covid-19 patients in hospital, with 31 in intensive care.
It is the second day in a row that eight deaths have been recorded. The death toll stands at 2,533.
There are outbreaks in 94 care homes across the north.
A total of 2,512,860 vaccines have been administered.