The number of coronavirus cases in Ards and North Down increased by 127 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.
A total of 53,193 cases had been confirmed in Ards and North Down when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on April 8 (Friday), up from 53,066 on Thursday.
The cumulative rate of infection in Ards and North Down, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 32,824 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the Northern Ireland average of 36,687.
In England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, if one person tests positive for the virus more than 90 days after the first infection, two infection episodes will be recorded, according to the UK Health Security Agency.
The end of free tests in England means the reported number of coronavirus cases in the UK is likely to be an underestimate. However, the Office for National Statistics estimates that 4.1 million people had Covid-19 in the week ending April 2.
There were no new coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Ards and North Down.
The dashboard shows 212 people had died in the area by April 8 (Friday) – which was unchanged from Thursday.
It means there has been one death in the past week, which is a decrease on three the previous week.
They were among 3,358 deaths recorded across Northern Ireland.
The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Ards and North Down.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.