No additional Covid-19 deaths and 88 new infections in last 24 hours

The Department of Health (DoH) has not recorded any additional Covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 2:42 pm
Updated Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 2:44 pm

The total number of Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland since the beginning of the pandemic remains at 2,121.

The DoH did however record an additional 88 new infections.

It takes the total number of infections over the last seven days and since the beginning of the pandemic to 561 and 117,821 respectively.

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Health Minister, Robin Swann, pictured receiving his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

In the 24 hours to 10.00pm on Tuesday there were 97 inpatients with Covid-19 throughout Northern Ireland.

There were also 104 intensive care unit (ICU) beds - 12 of which were occupied by patients with Covid-19; 70 occupied with other conditions and 22 remain unoccupied.

The hospital bed capacity across Northern Ireland is currently at 96 per cent.


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