The number of coronavirus cases in Lisburn and Castlereagh increased by 82 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.
A total of 53,881 cases had been confirmed in Lisburn and Castlereagh when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on April 14 (Thursday), up from 53,799 on Wednesday.
The cumulative rate of infection in Lisburn and Castlereagh, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 36,791 cases per 100,000 people, 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 Lisburn and Castlereagh.
The dashboard shows 258 people had died in the area by April 14 (Thursday) – up from 257 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 Lisburn and Castlereagh.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.