The Department of Health can today confirm that Northern Ireland’s total of COVID-19 related deaths is now five.
A patient who was in their eighties and had underlying health conditions has sadly died at Antrim Hospital.
In addition, an earlier death has also been confirmed as COVID-19 related.
Health Minister Robin Swann stated: “My deepest sympathies are extended to the families affected.
“These deaths must never become mere statistics. Behind each of them is a family plunged into grief.”