Coronavirus Northern Ireland update: One Covid-19 related death in NI in last 24 hours

The Department of Health Coronavirus dashboard has reported one further death in Northern Ireland

Thursday, 13th May 2021, 5:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th May 2021, 5:20 pm

There has been one further death of a patient who had previously tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland.

The Department of Health notified 99 new positive cases of the virus in the last 24-hour period.

On Thursday morning there were 46 inpatients in hospital who were Covid positive, of whom three were in intensive care.

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The UK Government said a further 11 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday, bringing the UK total to 127,651.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 152,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Thursday, there had been a further 2,657 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.

It brings the total to 4,444,631.