There has been an increase of 51 cases of coronavirus in the Fermanagh and Omagh district in the past 24 hours according to the Department of Health daily update.

Across Northern Ireland in the past 24 hours , 1,205 people tested positive while 22 deaths related to Covid were reported, four of these were outside the reporting period and there were no new deaths reported in Fermanagh and Omagh. There has now been 90,664 positive tests with 1,498 deaths.

The number of positive cases in the last seven days was 8,803 cases compared to 13,237 cases  for the previous seven days (December 29 – January 4).

Breaking down Fermanagh by postal district from January 4-10, 2021 shows positive cases in BT92 had 90, BT74 had 86, BT94 had 58 positive cases and BT93 has 55 positive cases.

Fermanagh and Omagh currently has a seven day per 100k rate of 420.3 . The number of positive cases in the district in the past seven days is 491  compared to 719  from December 29 to January 4.

Breaking down cases by age there were 47 cases in people aged 19 and under; 176  between 20 and 39; 134  between 40 and 59; 86 between 60 and 79 and 48 aged 80 and over.

There are currently 102 Covid-19 in-patients in the Western Trust, with 35 of those at the SWAH. There have been 73  admissions and 63 discharges in the past seven days.

Across the Trusts, there are currently 785 Covid in-patients. The number of ICU Covid-occupied beds stands at 55 with two of those at the SWAH. 38 Covid patients are currently on ventilators.

Bed capacity across Northern Ireland’s hospitals is at 99 percent with the South West Acute Hospital operating at 1.84 percent over capacity.

Confirmed care home outbreaks are currently 132  at with 23  outbreaks across homes in the Western Trust. The Western Trust has the largest proportion of care homes with an outbreak in that region with 32 per cent.