486 new cases of Covid-19 and 6 related deaths confirmed in NI

There are 486 new cases of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, and another six deaths.

Nearly 3,000 people were tested in a one-day period, with a 16 per cent positivity rate.

Three of the deaths reported today took place in the past 24 hours, while the other three did not.

444 people are in hospital with the virus in the North, with 33 in intensive care.