A further 18 people in Northern Ireland have died of Covid-19, it was announced this afternoon.
This is the biggest daily increase for the second day in a row since the pandemic started.
This brings the overall death toll in Northern Ireland to 176.
A total of 15,025 individuals have been tested in Northern Ireland to date, says the Public Health Agency.
Of these, 2,338 have been confirmed as having Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
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