The Department of Health has announced that a further 6 patients have died as a result of COVID-19.
There have also been 570 new positive cases of the virus reported in the previous 24 hours.
This comes as the N.I. Chair of the BMA, Londonderry GP Dr Tom Black, has called for a further lockdown, stating to the BBC: “We are in the worst pandemic we’ll ever see, in a second wave that is much worse than the first wave, with wards full, intensive care full and huge numbers of outbreaks in care homes.”
Across the Causeway Coast and Glens area, a total of 2,147 positive cases of the virus have been recorded to date, 311 of which have occurred in the past 7 days. 45 of the 2,147 positive cases have resulted in a death.