Only three positive Covid-19 cases were recorded by the Department of Health in Fermanagh and Omagh in the last 24 hours.

It brings the total number of positive cases to 5,751, while there were no further deaths recorded locally with the figure remaining at 84.

However, there are now two Covid patients in the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) ICU.

There are 17 Covid-19 ICU patients across NI; nine are currently on ventilators.

Across Northern Ireland, 107 positive cases were recorded in Friday's update from the department with one further Covid-19 related death.

It brings the totals to 117,503 and 2,116, respectively.

According to the daily update from the Department, the seven-day rate per 100,000 people in Fermanagh and Omagh is currently 42.8 compared to the week from March 19-25 when the rate was 26.5. 

There have been 50 positive cases in the last week. Out of those cases, 9 were aged 19 and under; 15 were between the ages of 20 and 39; 22 were between 40 and 59; three were between 60 and 79, with one aged 80 or over.

Locally, the BT93 area has continued to record zero Covid cases for the past seven days, from March 22-28; while BT74 and BT94 had two, and BT92 had nine.

The latest data shows there are 31 Covid-19 in-patients across the Western Trust, while across all hospitals in NI, there are 112 such in-patients. There are 13 Covid-19 in-patients in the SWAH.

On Friday, the SWAH was operating at 6.9 per cent above its bed capacity.

As of April 2, there are six confirmed active Covid outbreaks in care homes.