Further 9 people with Covid-19 have died

A further 9 people with Covid-19 have died here, bringing the death toll to 1,691.

Latest Department of Health figures show 9 new cases of the virus have also been confirmed, meaning there have been 25,215 confirmed cases since the outbreak first began in late February.

No new Covid 19 deaths have been recorded in Northern Ireland for the third day in a row, meaning the death toll stands at 537.