Hospital occupancy rates exceed 100% - further Covid-19 deaths reported

The information was released on the department of Health dashboard

Thursday, 19th August 2021, 3:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th August 2021, 3:04 pm

Nine further deaths of patients who had tested positive for Covid-19 have been reported in Northern Ireland.

The Department of Health said there had also been 1,963 new confirmed cases of the virus in the last 24-hour reporting period.

On Thursday morning, there were 379 Covid-positive patients in hospital, with 46 in intensive care.

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