934 new covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland, a record

The Northern Ireland Department of Health has confirmed a further 934 cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, a record daily high.

934 cases is the highest number of cases recorded to date and is twice the amount of the cases recorded on Wednesday (424).

There has also been one further death reported which brings Northern Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll to 582.

The total number of cases confirmed in Northern now stands at 12,886 meaning today’s number of cases accounts for 7.2% of all confirmed cases.