Covid-19: NI 81 new cases, no further deaths

No further coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Northern Ireland on Saturday.

The total number of deaths linked to the virus during the pandemic is 2,147.

A further 81 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24-hour reporting period.

That takes the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Northern Ireland since the pandemic began to 120,848.

On Friday, there were 62 people with Covid-19 in hospitals in Northern Ireland – six of them in intensive care units.*

*These figures are no longer updated over the weekend

Last updated 8 May at 14:00 BST

Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland

The total number of vaccines administered in Northern Ireland is 1,450,283.

As of Friday, 963,315 people in Northern Ireland had received one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while 473,502 had received two doses.**

*These figures are no longer updated over the weekend

Last updated 8 May at 14:00 BST

Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland

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One additional Covid-19-related death was reported in the Republic of Ireland on Saturday, bringing the country’s death toll to 4,919.

Another 408 people tested positive for coronavirus.

That takes the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Republic of Ireland since the pandemic began to 252,303.

There are 110 people with Covid-19 in hospitals in the Republic of Ireland – 33 of them are in intensive care units.

Last updated on 8 May at 17:10 local time

Source: Department of Health Ireland

As of 6 May, 1,267,167 people in the Republic of Ireland had received one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while 479,745 people have received two doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the Republic of Ireland is 1,746,912.

Last updated on 8 May at 17:10 local time

Source: Department of Health Ireland

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