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Strabane recorded three Covid deaths

NEW figures have revealed that the Strabane area recorded three Covid-19 related deaths during the pandemic outbreak.

The figures revealed the number of deaths that took place in each postcode area across the North.

In total, Tyrone recorded 47 Covid related deaths.

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Several rural areas throughout the county such as Castlederg and the surrounding areas recorded zero deaths.

In the Strabane area, BT82 – taking in Artigarvan, Clady, Douglas Bridge, Sion Mills, Victoria Bridge, Dunamanagh, Bready and Ballymagorry – had three deaths.

Castlederg postcode BT81 which takes in Killen, Killeter, Scraghey, Spamount, Mournebeg, Aghyaran and Clare recorded zero Covid related deaths.

The Dungannon area recorded the highest number of Covid-19 related deaths in Tyrone with 28 deaths occurring in the area.

The Omagh area recorded the second highest death rate in Tyrone with 12 Covid related deaths.

Omagh BT78 – taking in Dromore, Drumquin, Eskra, Fintona, Killynure, Newtownstewart, Seskanore and Trillick – had seven deaths.

Omagh BT79 – taking in Drumlea, Glengawna, Gortin, Mountfield, Plumbridge, Rosnamuck, Sheskinshule and Sixmilecross – had five deaths.

BT80 taking in Cookstown, Coagh and Tullyhogue recorded four deaths.

Postcodes relate to the usual area of residence of the deceased and the figures relate to deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate, registered

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