Further six Covid-19 deaths in NI

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

The Health Department has also notified another 1,278 cases of the virus.

On Tuesday morning there were 368 Covid-positive patients in hospital, of whom 31 were in intensive care, the department says.

A total of 2,556,457 vaccines have been administered to date.