Covid-19: No further deaths but 1,430 positive cases in NI

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BBC News NI outlines the latest data on coronavirus and Covid-19 vaccinations across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Northern Ireland

No further coronavirus-related deaths were recorded in Northern Ireland within the latest 24-hour reporting period.

Deaths are measured by recording those who died within 28 days of receiving a positive Covid-19 test.

The total number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in Northern Ireland since the start of the pandemic remains at 2,166.

Another 1,430 positive cases have been reported by the department on Thursday. This includes samples taken in recent days, not necessarily in the last 24 hours.

A total of 144,863 people in Northern Ireland have had a confirmed diagnosis of the virus since the pandemic began.

There are currently 162 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland's hospitals.

This compares to 134 inpatients on Wednesday.

There are ten patients with Covid-19 in intensive care units, five of whom are on ventilators. On Wednesday there were eight patients and three were on ventilators.

Last updated 22 July at 14:30 BST

Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland

Vaccines

A total of 2,186,142 Covid-19 vaccines had been administered in Northern Ireland as of Thursday afternoon.

Of those, 1,188,898 were first doses and 997,244 were second doses.

Last updated 22 July at 14:30 BST

Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland

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No coronavirus-related deaths were reported in the Republic of Ireland on Thursday.

The total number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland since the start of the pandemic stands at 5,026.

Another 1,189 people have tested positive for coronavirus. That compares with 1,378 in the previous 24 hours.

A total of 289,139 people in the Republic of Ireland have had a confirmed diagnosis of the virus since the pandemic began.

Ninety five people with Covid-19 are being treated in hospitals - that number is down from ninety six on Thursday.

Twenty three patients are in intensive care units - that number is up one from Wednesday.

Last updated 22 July at 18:00 local time

Source: Department of Health Ireland

Vaccines

A total of 5,285,596 Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the Republic of Ireland.

Of those, 2,989,341 were first doses and 2,296,255 were second doses.

Last updated 20 July

Source: Department of Health Ireland