Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 18 more deaths takes NI total to 158

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Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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Another eighteen 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 158.



Newry, Mourne and Down now has 132 confirmed Covid-19 cases.

In the last 24 hours, the Public Health Agency said 580 tests have been carried out.

Out of those 580 people tested,  113 people tested positive.



14,240 people in Northern Ireland have now been tested for the virus.

The total number of positive cases in Northern Ireland now stands at 2,201 people.



Belfast has now 689 confirmed cases.

The Lisburn and Castlereagh area has 232 confirmed cases and Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon has 246 cases.



Keep up to date with all the latest Northern Ireland Coronavirus / Covid-19 news HERE


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