Covid-19: NI records seven Covid-linked deaths, 1,590 cases

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BBC News NI outlines the latest data on coronavirus and Covid-19 vaccinations across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Seven coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland on Tuesday.

Deaths are measured by recording those who died within 28 days of receiving a positive result in a test for coronavirus.

The total number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in Northern Ireland since the start of the pandemic is 2,468.

Another 1,590 cases of coronavirus were reported on Tuesday, up from 1,199 on Monday.

That includes cases confirmed from samples taken in recent days, not necessarily just in the latest 24-hour reporting period.

A total of 220,701 cases of the virus have been confirmed in Northern Ireland since the pandemic began.

There were 441 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals on Tuesday, down from 457 on Monday.

There were 41 patients with Covid-19 in hospital intensive care units, unchanged from the day before.

Last updated 14 September at 14:30 BST

Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland

Vaccines

A total of 2,496,461 vaccines have been administered in Northern Ireland.

So far, 1,298,956 first doses of the vaccination have been administered, with 1,197,505 second doses given.

Last updated 14 September at 14:30 BST

Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland

Another 1,181 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday.

There are 309 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals, down 12 from Monday.

There are 60 patients with Covid-19 in intensive care units, up two on Monday's figure.

Last updated 14 September at 17:45

Source: Department of Health Ireland

Vaccines

A total of 7,045,546 Covid-19 vaccines had been administered in the Republic of Ireland as of Monday.

Of those, 3,737,703 were first doses and 3,307,843 were second doses.

Last updated 13 September at 17:30

Source: Department of Health Ireland