Coronavirus NI: Eight more people test positive - find out WHERE the cases are - 5,876 people have been confirmed to have virus - death toll remains at 556

Another eight people have tested positive during COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours.

By Gemma Murray
Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 2:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 3:47 pm

That brings the total number of people who tested positive with the virus to 5,876.

A total of 66 people have tested positive in the last seven days.

The latest cases were recorded yesterday, according to the Department of Health in the following council areas:

Mid and East Antrim - 3

Lisburn and Castlereagh - 2

Newry, Mourne and Down - 2

Belfast - 1

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Two people remain fighting for their lives in ICU in NI hospitals.

There have been no further deaths with coronavirus leaving the death toll at 556.

There are now six confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks in NI Care Home - and nine suspected outbreaks.


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