As of 10am on Thursday 21st May, a further 7 people have died, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths recorded by HSC Trusts in NI to 501.
3 of these deaths were recorded since yesterday, and 4 deaths from another period previously not reported.
42 more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, bring the overall total positive cases in Northern Ireland to 4,481.
The number of positive laboratory confirmed tests in the Causeway Coast & Glens area stands at 189.
*These figures may not nesecerary count deaths in care or residential settings.*