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37 further coronavirus cases in Fermanagh and Omagh

The number of coronavirus cases in Fermanagh and Omagh increased by 37 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

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 Fermanagh and Omagh increased by 37 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

A total of 41,992 cases had been confirmed in Fermanagh and Omagh when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on April 12 (Tuesday), up from 41,955 on Monday.

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The cumulative rate of infection in Fermanagh and Omagh, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 35,788 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the Northern Ireland average of 36,835.

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 were no new coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Fermanagh and Omagh.

The dashboard shows 155 people had died in the area by April 12 (Tuesday) – which was unchanged from Monday.

It means there have been two deaths in the past week, which is the same as the previous week.

They were among 3,369 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 Fermanagh and Omagh.

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.