LATEST: 1,408 new cases of virus confirmed
A further 1,408 people have contracted the coronavirus, the Department of Health confirmed this evening.
That’s an increase of 288 on Tuesday’s total.
The number of people currently being treated for Covid-19 in hospital has risen to 152 an increase of ten on yesterday’s figures.
Some 26 patients are now in ICU, a decrease of one on yesterday’s total.