There have been no new Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland as the total number deaths remains at 556.

The daily update published by the Department of Health shows the last death reported by the department on July 13.

Nine people tested positive for the virus out of 1,326 people tested. It now brings the total number of positive tests to 5,868 out of 131,487 people tested in Northern Ireland. 

Fermanagh and Omagh Local Government District remains the least affected area with 181 positive individuals out 7,702 tested. There has been one positive test 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 17 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).