THE number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Northern Ireland has risen to 45, health chiefs said on Sunday.
A Department of Health statement said: “As of 2pm on Sunday 15 March, testing has resulted in 11 new positive cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Northern Ireland to 45.
“People with mild symptoms – new persistent cough and/or fever – should stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. They will not require testing.
“Protocols on case reporting are being updated. Further information will be provided shortly.”