The epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Eire has been Belfast the place there have been 128,793 confirmed circumstances and 626 deaths recorded by the Division of Well being thus far.
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The map visualises the charges of optimistic circumstances per 100,000 of the inhabitants within the final seven days to focus on present hotspots.
The virus originated within the Wuhan province in China on the finish of 2019, and the primary confirmed case was reported in Northern Eire on February 27, 2020.
710,567 optimistic exams have now been recorded in Northern Eire.
The damaging Delta variant of Covid-19 grew to become the dominant type of the virus in the course of the 2021 summer time months, nevertheless it has been surpassed by Omicron.
Early research counsel the Omicron variant isn’t as harmful however it’s 5 occasions extra transmissible than Delta.
Constructive circumstances skyrocketed in Northern Eire after the Omicron variant was first detected in South Africa in November 2021.
Nearly 50,000 individuals examined optimistic for Covid-19 within the first week of January 2022, in comparison with 1,172 on January 1, 2021.
The primary hospital demise in Northern Eire was reported on March 19, 2020, and per week later, by March 26, that elevated to 10.
The demise toll now stands at 3,432.
On December 8, 2020, the primary Covid vaccine in Northern Eire was given to nurse Joanna Sloan from Dundrum in Co Down, marking a brighter future following 9 months of lockdowns and heavy restrictions.
As of Might 9, 2022, a complete of three,849,794 vaccines had been administered throughout Northern Eire following an enormous roll out drive by the Division of Well being.
On April 3, 2020, the variety of circumstances world wide hit a million, with over 50,000 confirmed deaths. Every week later, by April 10, the official international demise toll handed 100,000.
In accordance with the Johns Hopkins’ Coronavirus Useful resource Centre, there have now been over 518 million confirmed circumstances recorded globally, and over 6.25 million individuals have died.
The epicentre of the pandemic moved from in April 2020 from Europe to the US, the place over 81 million circumstances have now been recorded and 1 million individuals have died. A 3rd wave of circumstances was recorded after a difficult summer time.
Within the UK, the place confirmed circumstances thus far exceed 22 million, the official demise toll has reached over 177,000 and contains individuals who died inside 28 days of a optimistic check throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Eire.
The UK demise toll is the best in western Europe. A complete of seven,163 individuals have died within the Republic of Eire with over 1.5 million circumstances.
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