Death toll rises to 1,861 as 735 people treated in NI hospitals

The death toll in NI has risen to 1,861 after another 11 people died with COVID-19.

By Gemma Murray
Monday, 1st February 2021, 2:47 pm

The eleven people all died within the last 24 hours.

So far 968 men and 892 women have died with the virus.

This can be further divided into 1,430 dying in hospital, 386 in a residential/care home, 30 in the community and another 15 whose setting is not recorded.

The figures come in the latest COVID-19 dashboard from the Department of Health which also reveals that another 314 people have tested positive for the virus.

In the last seven days that number rises to 3,688 individuals testing positive.

In total in NI 104,274 people have tested positive.

There are now 64 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in ICU.

A woman in hospital

And there are now 119 Active COVID-19 Care Home outbreaks.

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