Record weekly death toll for borough after surge

Record weekly death toll for borough after surge
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A SURGE in Covid cases, which saw the borough's infection rate rise higher than anywhere else in NI, has now resulted in a record weekly death toll.

Latest figures from the Northern Ireland Statistical Research Agency (NISRA) show a total of 16 Covid deaths in the week ending November 20.

That's more than at any other time in the pandemic, including the first wave when weekly fatalities never rose above 12.

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