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One further Covid-19 death in Northern Ireland

The Department of Health statistics for the north's death toll from Covid-19 now stands at 2,150

ONE further coronavirus-linked death has been recorded in Northern Ireland, with a further 82 people testing positive over the reporting period.

The Department of Health statistics for the north's death toll from Covid-19 now stands at 2,150.

Almost a million (997,605) people in the region have now received one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, with 559,227 given two doses.

In the Republic, the Department of Health has been notified of 360 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, although the daily case numbers may change due to future data validation.

The number of people who have died with the disease has not been published since the HSE and the Department of Health were subjected to a cyber attack on Friday.

However, it indicated the number of people with coronavirus in ICU is unchanged since the weekend at 42, with 110 Covid patients in hospital.

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