One more coronavirus death in NI in last 24 hours takes toll to 524

One more coronavirus death has occurred in NI in the last 24 hours. Credit: UTV

The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland has risen to 524, after one more death was reported by the Department of Health.

The death occurred within the 24-hour reporting period.

Since the last report, 12 people have tested positive for Covid-19, 1,147 lab tests have been carried out and 824 individuals have been tested.

There are currently 627 people hospitalised with coronavirus and 72 care home outbreaks, recorded on the department’s dashboard breakdown.

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