The Department of Health has reported a further two coronavirus related deaths.

According to the latest update, both of the fatalities occurred within the current reporting period.

The death toll in Northern Ireland now stands at 2,050, according to the DoH.

Friday’s dashboard update also reports a further 241 positive cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of positive cases to 112,173 since the start of the pandemic.

Over the past seven days, the Department says 1,797 individuals have tested positive in Northern Ireland.

There are currently 335 Covid-19 confirmed patients in hospital and 36 in intensive care.

Meanwhile, Health Minister Robin Swann says ‘stay at home’ message is working in Northern Ireland, according to recent data on clusters and outbreaks of Covid-19.

The latest figures show that during the four week period between January 18 and the February 14, there were 100 outbreaks identified and 258 clusters.

Clusters and probable outbreaks identified during this period were mainly associated with workplace and retail settings, according to the DoH.

A smaller number were associated with other settings including fast food or take-away outlets.

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