There have been 28 Covid-related deaths reported by the Department of Health. The Department has also reported 3,955 more cases of the coronavirus.
There are 169 patients with Covid-19 being treated in intensive care units. Earlier this afternoon there were 16 Covid-related deaths reported in Northern Ireland, along with 973 new cases.
There are 850 confirmed coronavirus patients in Northern Irish hospitals, with 58 being treated in ICU, 44 of whom are on ventilators. Latest coronavirus stories Meanwhile the Health Service Executive has said a total of 77,303 Covid-19 vaccines have been administered up to yesterday.