The daily update from the Department of Health has reported one new Covid-19 related in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of deaths to 571.

There were also 79 new cases of the virus in the country however none of these were recorded in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area.

8,502 people have tested postive for the virus in Northern Ireland, with 218 of those in Fermanagh and Omagh. 

563 people have tested positive across the country in the last week while in this area there have been 16 positive cases the majority of them in people aged 19 years old and under (8). Four were aged between 20 and 39, two between 40 and 59 and one each aged between 60 and 79 and 80 years and over.

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 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 one admission or discharge for Covid-19 in the last week. There are currently three ICU Covid beds occupied in Northern Ireland with two people currently on ventilation due to the virus. There are 21 beds occupied with Covid-19 patients.

There are 27 confirmed Covid outbreaks in cares homes across Northern Ireland with nine suspected outbreaks.