Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 18 more deaths takes NI total to 176

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Friday, April 17th, 2020

Another eighteen people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland have died in the last 24 hours.


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The total of deaths in the country has now risen to 176.



Newry, Mourne and Down now has 140 confirmed Covid-19 cases.

In the last 24 hours, the Public Health Agency said 810 tests have been carried out.

Out of those 810 people tested, 137 people tested positive.



15,025 people in Northern Ireland have now been tested for the virus.

The total number of positive cases in Northern Ireland now stands at 2,338 people.

Belfast has now 719 confirmed cases.



The Lisburn and Castlereagh area has 241 confirmed cases and Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon has 269 cases.



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