The Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area has recorded its first Covid-19 related deaths in 13 days, according to Thursday's daily update from the Department of Health.

Two deaths were recorded locally which brings the total here to 82. The last recorded death was on February 5. Six deaths were recorded across Northern Ireland with the total death toll standing at 2,021.

In terms of positive cases, Fermanagh and Omagh again had the lowest figure with 10 in the last 24 hours. There have now been 5,490 cases locally while across Northern Ireland 110,127 people have now tested positive following 342 positive results in the last 24 hours.

The seven day rate in Fermanagh and Omagh currently stands at 51.4 compared to 61.6 for the seven days previous. Again the local Council area has the lowest positive case rate per 100k of popualtion.

60 people have tested positive for Covid in Fermanagh and Omagh in the last seven days compared to 72 for the seven days from February 4-10.

Of those 60 cases, 14 were aged 19 and under, 16 between 20 and 39; 21 were aged between 40 and 59; five aged between 60 and 79 and four were aged 80 and under.

Impartial Reporter:

From February 8-14 postal districts in Fermanagh have recorded low positive cases with BT92 having eight; BT74 had seven; BT94 had six and BT93 recorded four.

There are currently 49 Covid inpatients in the Western Trust with 22 in SWAH. Across all hospitals in Northern Ireland there are 418 Covid inpatients.

SWAH currently has no ICU Covid occupied bed. Across Northern Ireland there are 51 Covid ICU patients with 42 of them on ventilators.

In care homes, there are 49 active outbreaks as of February 18, a fall of 31 compared with the previous seven days. Out of the 96 outbreaks as of February 8, there have been 18 outbreaks in the Western Trust.

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