Ten more coronavirus-related deaths recorded in Northern Ireland

The latest figures also show there have been 342 new positive cases.

Ten more people who tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland have died, according to the Department of Health – 6 of them in the last 24-hour reporting period.

It brings the official death toll as recorded by the Department to 933, although that figure is expected to be significantly higher when deaths in all community settings have been accounted for.

The latest figures also show there have been 342 new positive cases, out of 2,213 individuals tested.

In the last seven days, there have now been 3,054 cases, including 540 in the Belfast area and 406 in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon.

There are currently 425 people with Covid-19 being treated in hospital – 40 of them are in intensive care and 28 are on ventilators.

Bed occupancy is said to be at 95%, with Antrim Area Hospital operating over capacity.

There are also 143 confirmed Covid-19 outbreaks in care homes with no suspected outbreaks.