Further 16 Covid related deaths and 550 cases recorded in North

Another 16 people have died with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, and there are 550 new cases.

11 of the deaths took place in the past 24 hours.

819 patients are in hospital with the virus, and there are 68 in intensive care.

Hospitals are operating at 95% occupancy, with 31 ICU beds available.