Loading...

59 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Causeway Coast and Glens

The number of coronavirus cases in Causeway Coast and Glens increased by 59 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.

The number of coronavirus cases in Causeway Coast and Glens increased by 59 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

A total of 46,628 cases had been confirmed in Causeway Coast and Glens when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on April 14 (Thursday), up from 46,569 on Wednesday.

Sign up to our daily NorthernIrelandWorld Today newsletter

The cumulative rate of infection in Causeway Coast and Glens, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 32,170 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the Northern Ireland average of 36,917.

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 24-hour period in Causeway Coast and Glens.

The dashboard shows 273 people had died in the area by April 14 (Thursday) – up from 272 on Wednesday.

It means there have been three deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on four the previous week.

They were among 3,377 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 Causeway Coast and Glens.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.