There has been one new Covid-19 related death in Northern Ireland reported by the Department of Health, bringing the total to 568.

The daily update from the department also shows there were 78 new cases in Northern Ireland, however there were none in the Fermanagh and Omagh Council area.

There have now been 8,035 positive cases in Northern Ireland with 599 in the last seven days.

Fermanagh and Omagh have 208 cases out of 13,492 tests. 15 of those cases were in the last week when 1,684 people were tested. Five were under the age of 19, six between the ages of 20 and 39, three between the ages of 40 and 59 and one between the ages of 60 and 79 years old.

Fermanagh and Omagh has recorded 11 deaths according to the Department of Health, however the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) reported there were 17 deaths in the district up until August 28.

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 873 by August 28 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).

The Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT) has had no admissions or discharges for Covid-19 in the last two weeks. There are currently two ICU Covid beds occupied in Northern Ireland while there are two people currently on ventilation due to the virus. There are 26 beds occupied with Covid-19 patients, an increase of four from the previous 24 hour reporting period.

There are 22 confirmed Covid outbreaks in cares homes across Northern Ireland with eight suspected outbreaks.