No new cases of coronavirus reported in the last day in Mid & East Antrim

THERE were no new cases of coronavirus reported in the last day in Mid & East Antrim, official figures show.

The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in the Borough remains at 326, Department of Health statistics showed on Saturday.

There have been 405 cases in Antrim and Newtownabbey and 242 in Causeway Coast & Glens.

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.

The Department of Health’s current figure for Covid-related fatalities across Northern Ireland is 522 with one death recorded in the last day.

The latest Department of Health statistics were issued on Saturday.

There were 13 new cases across Northern Ireland in the last day to bring the total number of people who contracted coronavirus since the pandemic began to 4,709.

That is one of the lowest daily increases since the pandemic began.

 

 

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