One additional death and 89 new infections detected in last 24 hours

The Department of Health (DoH) recorded one additional Covid-19 related death and 89 new infections in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours.

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 3:18 pm

It takes the coronavirus death toll since the beginning of the pandemic to 2,148.

The death was that of a male hospital patient aged between 60 and 79 from the Belfast City Council area.

The new infections recorded in the last 24 hours takes the total number of individuals to test positive for the virus in the last seven days and since the beginning of the pandemic to 639 and 121,111 respectively.

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A total of 2,148 Covid-19 related deaths have now been recorded in Northern Ireland since the beginning of the pandemic.

There were 16 individuals admitted to hospital with Covid-19 in the last seven days and there were 56 inpatients across Northern Ireland up to midnight on Monday.

There are currently 91 intensive care unit (ICU) beds in operation in Northern Ireland.

Three of the 91 beds are occupied by patients with Covid-19; 66 beds are occupied by patients with other conditions whilst 22 beds are unoccupied.

There were 28 patients requiring a ventilator - three of which were individuals with Covid-19 and the remaining 25 had various other conditions.

Hospital beds across Northern Ireland are currently at 99 per cent.

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