THERE have been five more deaths to bring the total number of those who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland to 78.
The figures were released on Wednesday.
The locations of the deaths have not been provided as part of the official statistics.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Northern Ireland is now 1,339 – a rise of 84 in the last 24 hours.
There are now 70 confirmed cases in Mid & East Antrim – up one since Tuesday; 81 in Antrim and Newtownabbey – up three since yesterday and 35 in Causeway Coast & Glens – up 3 since Tuesday.