Covid NI: What percentage of Covid 19 tests are coming back positive in your area in Northern Ireland?
We explore what percentage of Covid test results are coming back positive in your area according to the Northern Ireland Covid Dashboard.
Northern Ireland Covid Dashboard
The NI Covid Dashboard records positive test results from the past seven days - Monday, October 18 to Sunday, October 24, 2021,
The latest results show how many positive test results per population there are, in every district council in Northern Ireland.
The council district with the highest percentage of positive tests is Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon with a positive percentage of 13.5%.
This is closely followed by Antrim and Newtownabbey at 12.1% and Causeway, Coast and Glens at 12%.
The council district with the lowest percentages of positive tests is Ards and North Down at 8.8%.
NISRA reports a rise in Covid related deaths
There has been a rise in Covid related deaths.
According to NISRA, Covid was mentioned on the death certificates of 38 people, up to Friday, October 15, 2021.
That is 10 more than the weekbefore, bringing the total number of deaths to 3,539.
Restrictions set to ease from Sunday, October 31, 2021
From Sunday, October 31, 2021 social distancing in bars and restaurants in Northern Ireland will be lifted, allowing nightclubs to open their doors.
Restrictions on dancing are also being removed, allowing people to finally take to the dancefloor for the first time since the global pandemic.