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02/08/2021

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: 18 more deaths in Northern Ireland - overall death toll now stands at 158

A total of 2.201 confirmed positive cases

Eighteen more people in Northern Ireland have died of Covid-19, it was announced this afternoon.

This is the biggest daily increase since the pandemic started.

This brings the overall death toll in Northern Ireland to 158.

A total of 14,240 individuals have been tested in Northern Ireland to date, says the Public Health Agency.

Of these, 2,201 have been confirmed as having Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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