Monday’s update: Two further covid-related deaths in Mid & East Antrim

THERE have been a further two covid-related deaths in Mid & East Antrim.

There were four deaths across Northern Ireland.

The number of people who have died in Mid & East Antrim since the start of the pandemic according to the Health Department figures is 197.

The Department of Health says there have been 2,036 covid-related deaths across Northern Ireland since the pandemic began.

There were 187 new covid cases across Northern Ireland in the last day. The previous day the number of new cases was 263.

The number of new cases in Mid & East Antrim in the last day was 19. The previous daily figure was 23.

The number of cases in the Borough since the start of the pandemic is now 7,090.

The number of cases since the start of the pandemic in Northern Ireland is now 111,116.

Statistics show a weekly breakdown of new cases by postcode areas – for example the BT42 and BT43 areas which take in the Ballymena district – had 44 and 63 between February 15-21. The previous weekly figures were 24 and 17.

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