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Over 11,280 cases of Covid-19 were reported in the past week in Northern Ireland. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of patients receiving Covid-19 treatment in Northern Ireland hospital could soon surpass 1,000, the North’s chief scientific officer Profe(...)

In the last seven days 84,981 Covid-19 tests were carried out across the country, which had a positivity rate of 3.5 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

The situation with Covid-19 is getting worse more rapidly than public health officials expected, chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan warned on Frida(...)

Pedestrians walk past Covid-19 informatin signs in Belfast over the weekend.  Photograph: Getty

The Ulster Unionist Party leader Steve Aiken has called on Minister of Health Stephen Donnelly not to allow bureaucracy block the vital sharing of Cov(...)

In the week up to Friday, November 20th there were 100 deaths where Covid-19 was a factor. File photograph: The Irish Times

Hospitals in Northern Ireland recorded their highest number of coronavirus deaths in the week up to last Friday, the Northern Ireland Statistics and R(...)

The overall seven-day Covid figure for Northern Ireland is 130 cases per 100,000 of population. Photograph: Lex van Lieshout/EPA

A special Northern Ireland taskforce is planning a mass vaccination of the Northern Ireland population against Covid-19, the North’s First Minister sa(...)

Hospital bed occupancy remains high in Northern Ireland at 99 per cent, according to the Department of Health, with 445 patients receiving treatment for Covid-19.

By spring Covid-19 vaccines should be doing the “heavy lifting” to combat the incidence of the virus, the North’s chief medical officer Dr Michael McB(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan outlined the new figures at apress conference at the Department of Health. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos Dublin

Ireland has the fastest improving incidence of Covid-19 in Europe, with a 43 per cent drop in the past two weeks, according to the National Public Hea(...)

Pedestrians pass shuttered shops in Derry. The Northern Executive is to meet again on Tuesday to  discuss whether to extend the current four-week lockdown by another two weeks. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Northern Executive after two meetings on Monday was unable to agree on whether to extend the current four-week lockdown that is due to end on Fri(...)

It is highly likely that news of the strategic review will prompt an approach from 75 per cent State-owned PTSB for Ulster Bank. Photograph: Alan Betson

It was understandable why Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) hired investment bank Morgan Stanley back in 2014 to look into how it could retreat from the Re(...)

There has been an increase in the number coronavirus cases in the coastal town of Skerries, according to local residents. Photograph: iStock

Several sports clubs and a restaurant in a town in North Co Dublin have ceased activity due to a rising number of confirmed Covid-19 cases among the l(...)

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