Monday’s update: No new cases of Covid-19 in Mid & East Antrim for third day in a row

FOR the third day in a row there have been no new positive coronavirus cases reported in Mid & East Antrim.

And the total number out of 824 people tested across Northern Ireland who were positive in the last 24 hours was 12.

The Department of Health say 325 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Mid & East Antrim since the outbreak started.

There have been 405 cases in Antrim and Newtownabbey – a rise of two in the last day – and 243 in Causeway Coast & Glens – up one in the last day.

On Friday, the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency (NISRA) said their most recent statistics show there have been 46 Covid-related deaths in the Mid & East Antrim area; 73 in Antrim and Newtownabbey and 59 in Causeway Coast & Glens.

Latest NISRA figures show that, by 22nd May 2020, 716 COVID-19 related deaths had occurred in Northern Ireland, based on registrations up to 27th May 2020.

There are different statistics relating to the number of deaths regarding coronavirus with the Department of Health figure saying there have been 40 deaths in the Mid & East Antrim Borough; 55 in Antrim and Newtownabbey and 37 in Causeway Coast & Glens.

The Department of Health’s current figure for Covid-related fatalities across Northern Ireland is 524 since the pandemic began with one death recorded in the last day.

The latest Department of Health statistics were issued on Monday.

There were 12 new cases across Northern Ireland in the last day to bring the total number of people who contracted coronavirus since the pandemic began to 4,728.



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