Positive Covid-19 cases in the Fermanagh and Omagh Council area have risen to 210 following two new case in the last 24 hours in the area.

The daily update from the Department of Health showed there were 88 new cases in Northern Ireland, bringing the total across the country to 8,123 with 577 of them coming in the last seven days.

In Fermanagh and Omagh there have been 15 new cases in the last week out of 1,611 people tested. In total, 14,177 people have been tested in the Council area.

Six of those who tested positive were under the age of 19. Six were aged between 20 and 39, two between the ages of 40 and 59 and one aged between 60 and 79 years old.

There were no new deaths recorded by the department, with the figure remaing at 568.

ermanagh 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 September 4.

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 877 by September 4 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 is currently one ICU Covid bed occupied in Northern Ireland with one person currently on ventilation due to the virus. There are 24 beds occupied with Covid-19 patients.

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