Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 1,091 more cases
Three further deaths of patients who had previously tested positive for Covid-19 have been reported in Northern Ireland.
The Department of Health also reported another 1,091 cases of the virus. There have been 8,946 cases over past seven days, up from 8,762 the previous week.
This morning there were 347 Covid-positive patients in hospital, of whom 34 were in intensive care, down from 36 yesterday.
To date 2,575,125 vaccines have been administered.
#coronavirus Northern Ireland— Darran Marshall (@DarranMarshall) October 18, 2021
179 hospital admissions in past wk
Down from 197 previous wk
347 inpatients at midnight
Down from 398 seven days ago
34 Covid ICU beds occupied today
Down from 36 yesterday
327 covid occupied beds
Down from 331 yesterday
#Covid19 | Mon Oct 18th— Darran Marshall (@DarranMarshall) October 18, 2021
8,946 cases over past 7days
Up from 8,762 previous wk
24 covid related death in past 7days
??Same as last wk
120,154 tests in past 7days
Down from 125,278 previous wk
87,111 individuals tested in 7 days
Up from 63,385 previous wk
Meanwhile, in the Republic a further 1,578 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded.
This morning there were 484 Covid-positive patients in hospital, of whom 73 were in intensive care.