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No new Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours

NO new Covid-19 related deaths were recorded in Northern Ireland for the second time since the outbreak.

Figures released today by the Department of Health revealed that no new deaths had been recorded since Saturday.

It is the second time since March 18 that the daily Covid update from the Department has recorded no new deaths in a 24 hour period.

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One further Covid-19 death was recorded on Saturday.

The total number of deaths recorded by the department remains at 537.

In Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area, there has been 10 deaths, while in Derry City and Strabane Council area there has been 21 deaths.

In the Mid Ulster Council area, there has been 30 deaths recorded since the outbreak.

The update released by the Department of Health is mostly focused on hospital deaths.

The update shows more than 74,857 tests have now been carried out in Northern Ireland and a total of 4,796 people have tested positive for Covid-19, an increase of six from Saturday.

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