Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 5 more deaths takes NI total to 78

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Another 5 people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland have died in the last 24 hours.

The total of deaths in the country has now risen to 78.



In the last 24 hours, the Public Health Agency said 406 tests have been carried out.

Out of those 406 people tested, 84 people tested positive.

The total number of cases in Northern Ireland now stands at 1,339 people.



82 people in Newry, Mourne and Down have now tested positive for Covid-19.

Unsurprisingly, Belfast has the largest number of positive results, with 429 positive cases.

Second to Belfast is Lisburn and Castlereagh, with 150 confirmed cases.




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