The number of cases of coronavirus in Fermanagh and Omagh has risen again in line with the rest of Northern Ireland (NI) as the country prepares for further restrictions from tomorrow.  

There were four deaths recorded across NI and no new deaths recorded in Fermanagh and Omagh.

There were 33 new cases of Covid-19 in Fermanagh and Omagh confirmed yesterday by The Department of Health, bringing the total of cases in the district to 834.  In the past week (October 8– October 14)  there have been 267 new cases of the virus recorded in Fermanagh and Omagh.

Some 53 cases were in people aged 19 and under; 90 between the ages of 20 and 39; 76 cases in those aged between 40 and 59, 39 cases between 60 and 79 and nine cases were in those aged 80 and over.

There were 763 new cases across NI. The total number of positive cases in NI for the past seven days was 6,394 . 

The seven-day 'R' rate for positives case per 100k people has increased in Fermanagh with a rate of 228 per 100k people for the week (October 8 - 14). The R rate for the previous seven days was 190 cases per 100k people.

There are currently 10 in-patients in the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) , following the death of one patient in the SWAH yesterday.

There are 40 in-patients across the Western Trust. There have been 44 admissions to the Trust and 42 discharges. There are 201 in-patients in hospital across NI with the virus.

Some 24 people are on Covid ICU beds across NI There are 17 Covid-19 patients on ventilators across NI.

There are currently 64 confirmed nursing home outbreaks with 10  suspected care home outbreaks across NI.