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Covid-19: Statistics agency records NI’s highest weekly death toll – BBC News

There were 182 virus-related deaths registered in NI in the last week, says Northern Ireland’s statistics agency.



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By Louise CullenBBC News NI
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Northern Ireland has recorded another record weekly rise in Covid-19 related registered deaths since the pandemic began, the NI statistics agency has said.
There were 182 deaths registered in Northern Ireland in the week up to 22 January.
That brings the death toll recorded by Northern Ireland’s Statistics and Research Agency (Nisra) to 2,311.
The Department of Health’s figure up to the same date was 1,716.
The department bases its figures…

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