The number of coronavirus cases in Ards and North Down increased by 90 over the bank holiday weekend, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.
A total of 54,748 cases had been confirmed in Ards and North Down when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 3 (Tuesday), up from 54,658 on Friday.
The cumulative rate of infection in Ards and North Down, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 33,783 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the Northern Ireland average of 37,368.
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.
There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest four-day period in Ards and North Down.
The dashboard shows 220 people had died in the area by May 3 (Tuesday) – up from 219 on Friday.
It means there have been two deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on three the previous week.
They were among 3,423 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.