The number of coronavirus cases in Lisburn and Castlereagh increased by 40 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.
A total of 54,739 cases had been confirmed in Lisburn and Castlereagh when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 4 (Wednesday), up from 54,699 on Tuesday.
The cumulative rate of infection in Lisburn and Castlereagh, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 37,377 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the Northern Ireland average of 37,388.
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 Lisburn and Castlereagh.
The dashboard shows 262 people had died in the area by May 4 (Wednesday) – which was unchanged from Tuesday.
It means there has been one death in the past week, which is an increase on none the previous week.
They were among 3,424 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 Lisburn and Castlereagh.
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.