Six further Covid-19 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours

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Six deaths have been recorded

By Q Radio News

Six people have died as a result of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, according to the latest figures from the Department of Health.

There have also been a further 1,687 new cases of the virus recorded in the same period.

Currently, there are 461 patients in hospital in Northern Ireland with Coronavirus, 43 of whom are in intensive care.

In total, 2,484,598 vaccines have been administered.

The latest figures come as new figures from the Office for National Statistics indicate that in Northern Ireland, one in 60 people had Covid-19 in the week to September 3rd.

Meanwhile Scotland is seeing its highest level of Covid infection since estimates began, and Wales is experiencing the highest level since Christmas, according to new data.

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