Death toll in NI with COVID-19 rises to 543 after one more death - 8 more test positive - three people now in Intensive Care Units

The death toll in Northern Ireland now stands at 543 after another person died with COVID-19.

Now 283 men and 259 women have died with COVID-19.

That comprises of 361 people aged 80-years and over - 157 people aged 60-79 years - 23 people aged 40-59 years and two others outside those age brackets.

According to the dashboard - 321 people died in hospital - 186 people died in Residential/Care Homes - 21 people in the Community - 15 people’s death location not recorded.

The latest Department of Health dashboard also reveals that another 8 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

To date 4,862 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland.

There are now 36 confirmed COVID-19 inpatients in NI hospitals - with three patients fighting for their lives in Intensive care Units.

To date a total of 1,425 people have been discharged from NI hospitals after being admitted with COVID-19.

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There are now 50 Care Home COVID-19 outbreaks in NI - and 23 suspected COVID-19 outbreaks.

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