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Coronavirus: No further deaths and one new case in Northern Ireland

No coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours

No further deaths from coronavirus have been reported in the last 24 hours, the Department of Health has said.

The number of people who have died from the disease remains at 545, according to the department.

There was one new coronavirus case, taking the total recorded by laboratories across the north since the outbreak began to 4,871.

Daily death figures released by the department mainly cover coronavirus fatalities in hospital.

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Weekly figures released by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (Nisra) record all deaths where Covid-19 is mentioned on a death certificate.

According to the most recent Nisra figures, there have been 802 coronavirus- related deaths up until June 12.

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