One additional Covid-19 related death and 208 new infections in last 24 hours
The Department of Health (DoH) recorded one additional Covid-19 related death and 208 new infections in the last 24 hours.
The deceased male was aged between 60 and 79 and was from the Mid-Ulster council area.
The total number of Covid related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 2,097.
The DoH also recorded an additional 208 new infections.
This means the total number of infections in the last seven days and since the beginning of the pandemic is now 1,311 and 114,603 respectively.
There were six fewer inpatients with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours (183) than there were in the previous 24 hours (189).
There were also 117 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available; 23 of which were occupied by Covid-19 patients; 75 occupied by patients with other conditions and 19 were unoccupied.
Hospital bed capacity across Northern Ireland currently stands at 95 per cent.
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