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9 Additional Covid 19 Deaths Reported In Northern Ireland

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1,320 new cases of virus recorded

An additional 9 deaths, related to Covid-19, have been recorded in Northern Ireland.

The region's Department of Health has now reported 60 virus-related deaths over the past week.

1,320 new cases have also been confirmed today.

352 Covid patients are in hospital in the North, with 43 in intensive care units.

This morning, the Irish Independent reported on the death of 35 year-old Samantha Willis, who died from Covid-19, 2 weeks after giving birth to her daughter.

Ms. Willis had been struggling with the virus for the previous 16 days.

She died in Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry, on Friday.

She is survived by her husband Josh, children Shea, Holly, Lillyanna & baby Eviegrace.

Mr. Willis posted about his loss on Facebook, on friday.

 

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