UK news Mapping coronavirus in Northern Ireland: Confirmed cases of Covid-19 in your council area last news
MetiNews.Com - The epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Ireland has been Belfast where there have been 2,162 confirmed cases and 164 deaths recorded by the Department of Health to date.
Breaking News ! "The epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Ireland has been Belfast where there have been 2,162 confirmed cases and 164 deaths recorded by the Department of Health to date. The virus originated in the Wuhan province in China at the end of 2019, and the first confirmed case was reported in Northern Ireland on February 27.By March 21, more than 100 confirmed cases had been reported. On March 25, the number of confirmed cases exceeded 200. On May 8, it topped 4,000. It exceeded 5,000 confirmed cases by the end of that month and only reached 6,000 at the start of August after the rate of infection slowed down in June and July. But by the end of August, the number of confirmed infections reached 7,000 following a significant increase in the rate of transmission of the virus. By September 10, the number of confirmed cases exceeded 8,000 as authorities reimposed restrictions in parts of Northern Ireland.The first hospital death in Northern Ireland was reported on March 19 and a week later, by March 26, that increased to 10. And by April 6, there were over 1,000 cases and 70 confirmed deaths. By April 15, the death toll had sadly doubled to reach 140. The death toll in Northern Ireland passed 200 on April 20. On May 1, it hit 365 and exceeded 400 on May 5. It now stands at 573. According to NISRA, more than half of Northern Ireland's Covid-19 related deaths came from care home residents at the height of the outbreak.
. Testing facilities have since been built around Northern Ireland, and contact tracing has now restarted and has been scaled up. A contact tracing app for Northern Ireland has also been launched.On April 3 the number of cases around the world hit one million, with over 50,000 confirmed deaths. A week later, by April 10, the official global death toll passed 100,000. According to the Johns Hopkins' Coronavirus Resource Center, there have now been over 29 million confirmed cases recorded globally, and over 940,000 people have died. Over 21 million people have recovered from the infection across the world. From April the epicentre of the pandemic moved from Europe to the US, where over 6.7 million cases have been recorded and over 200,000 people have died. At the end of May, Brazil, where more than 133,000 people have died, emerged as another epicentre of the global pandemic. In India, over 82,500 people have died - the third highest death toll in the word.The end of the summer has also seen a significant resurgence in cases in Europe, particularly in Spain and France.In the UK, the official death toll has been reduced by 5,000 to over 41,700 and now only includes people who died within 28 days of a positive test across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The revised UK toll remains the highest in Europe. Over 1,780 people have died in the Republic of Ireland with over 31,000 cases."
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