Five more Covid-19 deaths in NI

Coronavirus swabs

The deaths of a further five people who had previously tested positive for Covid-19 have been reported in Northern Ireland.

There have also been a further 1,109 cases of the virus, according to the latest Health Department update.

On Monday morning there were 329 Covid-positive patients in hospital, of whom 35 were in intensive care, the department says.

To date 2,552,545 vaccines have been administered in Northern Ireland.