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Fifth Covid-19 death in the North

The Department of Health has confirmed 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.

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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.”

 

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