The total number of deaths related to Covid-19 remains at 556 in Northern Ireland according to the Department of Health's daily update as there were no new death reported in the last 24 hour reporting period.

Since Friday, July 17 there have 25 individuals who have tested positive for the virus which brings the total number of positive cases to 5,857. 130,161 people have been tested across Northern Ireland.

Fermanagh and Omagh Local Government District remains the least affected area with 181 positive individuals out 7,636 tested. There have been two positive tests in the last two weeks in the district. 

The area has 11 deaths, however the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) reported there were 16 deaths in the district up until July 10.

The latest statistics from the Department of Health are mainly from hospital fatalities where a person has tested positive.

NISRA data shows death toll reached 844 by July 10 and this includes care homes/ in the community/hospice and hospitals.

The new data collection by the department refers to both Health and Social Care (HSC) Trust Laboratory completed tests (Pillar 1) and National Initiative Laboratory completed tests (Pillar 2).