Latest update on coronavirus (Covid-19)

Date published: 11 March 2020

As of 2pm on Wednesday 11 March testing has resulted in two new presumed positive cases bringing the total number of cases in Northern Ireland to 18.

update on coronavirus

Both cases are adults and both were secondary transmissions that can be traced to a previously reported case that involved recent travel to Northern Italy.

The Public Health Agency is currently undertaking contact tracing for both cases.

In Northern Ireland there have been 246 concluded tests, of which 228 were negative, and 18 were positive.

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