Two additional Covid-19 related deaths and 149 new infections in NI in last 24 hours

The Department of Health (DoH) has recorded two additional Covid-19 related deaths and 149 new infections in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 2:59 pm

The total number of Covid related deaths recorded since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 2,059.

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It means the total number of individuals to test positive for Covid-19 in the last seven days and since the beginning of the pandemic is 1,440 and 112,780 respectively.

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The number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care remains unchanged from Monday at 34.

The number of Covid-19 inpatients continues to fall from 302 on Monday to 289 on Tuesday.

There are 124 intensive care unit (ICU) beds in Northern Ireland - 34 are occupied by patients with Covid-19; 56 are occupied by patients who do not have Covid-19 and 34 are unoccupied.

Hospital bed capacity across Northern Ireland is currently 94 per cent.

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