While there were 159 new positive cases of Covid-19 recorded in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours, none were registered in Fermanagh and Omagh.

The daily update from the Department of Health showed that the total, locally, remains at 5,819. While across Northern Ireland it stands at 118,732.

Like positive cases, there were no deaths related to the virus recorded in the local council area, however two were recorded across the whole of Northern Ireland.

Fermanagh and Omagh's death toll remains at 85 while the Northern Ireland death toll is 2,132.

The low numbers has seen the seven-day rate fall again locally.

The seven-day rate per 100,000 people in the district stands at 27.4 compared to 31.7 from Wednesday's update. 

Positive cases in the last week were 32. Out of those, five were aged 19 and under; 10 were between the ages of 20 and 39; 11 were between 40 and 59; and five were aged between 60 and 79.

From April 5-11 postal districts in Fermanagh recorded 15 new cases. The BT93 area recorded one new case; BT74 four; BT94 two, and BT92 eight.

There are 15 Covid-19 in-patients across the Western Trust area, with seven in the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH).

There are eight Covid patients in ICU across NI, with six of them ventilated. There is one Covid ICU patient in the SWAH.

The bed occupancy in NI hospitals is at 103 per cent, according to Tuesday’s update, with the SWAH operating at 110.37 per cent of its bed capacity as of 9am on April 14.

As of April 15, there were three confirmed Covid-19 outbreaks in care homes across NI. The three separate outbreaks are all asymptomatic.