The Impartial Reporter can reveal that less people have been tested for Covid-19 in the Western Trust than in any of the other four health trusts, while for the first time detail has been provided on the number of positive test results in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area. 

This information comes on the day that the death toll in Northern Ireland from Covid-19 rose to five.  The Department of Health revealed that a woman in her 80s died in Antrim Hospital while the statement also said that "an earlier death has also been confirmed as COVID-19 related" although it gave no details as to the age or the location of the deceased patient. 

The Public Health Authority (PHA) revealed information about the number of positive tests in the Fermanagh and Omagh District area as of 11.30am today, Tuesday. 

Of the 172 positive tests in Northern Ireland, as of 11.30am today, between five and ten have been in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Area. There was no exact figure given.

Belfast City Council Area has between 40-60 positive cases while Mid Ulster and Causeway Coast Council areas have had five or less positive tests each. 

The PHA also revealed a breakdown by Trust for the total number of tests carried out. The Western Trust has seen 298 tests, the lowest number of the five health trusts, 145 behind the Northern Health Trust at 443. The Belfast Trust has tested the most patients at 1109, the Southern Health Trust has tested 543 and the South Eastern Health Trust has tested 528.