No new coronavirus deaths reported in North

No deaths due to Covid-19 have been reported in Northern Ireland today.
No new coronavirus deaths reported in North
An Emergency Department Nurse during a demonstration of the Coronavirus pod beside the Emergency Department of Antrim Area Hospital.
An Emergency Department Nurse during a demonstration of the Coronavirus pod beside the Emergency Department of Antrim Area Hospital.

No deaths due to Covid-19 have been reported in Northern Ireland today.

Five new cases have been confirmed in the region.

There have been 26 positive tests there over the past week, however.

The death toll remains at 554 and there are now confirmed 5,761 cases.

Between May and June, 481 cases were added to the Covid-19 contact tracing database in Northern Ireland, it was also revealed.

Around 82% of contacts were traced, Stormont Health Minister Robin Swann told the Assembly, and the total involved was more than 700.

The figures come off the back of Northern Ireland’s controversial

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