Northern Ireland’s Department of Health has confirmed that two more people have died as a result of contracting Covid-19.
Both of the deaths occurred within the latest reporting period.
2,050 people with coronavirus have died in Northern Ireland since the pandemic began last year.
According to the NI Department of Health, 241 new cases of Covid-19 have also been reported.
A total of 112,713 positive cases have now been identified in the North.
The Department of Health #COVID19 dashboard has been updated.— Department of Health (@healthdpt) February 26, 2021
241 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Sadly, 2 further deaths have been reported.https://t.co/1repk0heOz pic.twitter.com/tPM05iCi3K
In the last week alone, 1,797 positive tests have been recorded.
At present, there are 355 Covid-19 patients in Northern Irish hospitals - 36 of whom are in intensive care units.
The seven-day incidence rate of the virus in the North is now 95.5 per 100,000 population.