Two extra clients at Daisy Hill Medical center in Newry have died with Covid-19.
It provides the whole number of individuals who have died as a final result of an outbreak in the hospital’s male professional medical ward to five.
The revelation was produced following an urgent question from the SDLP’s Justin McNulty.
“Above the weekend a even more two sufferers have unfortunately lost their life,” Wellness Minister Robin Swann reported.
He added: “I want to all over again categorical my deepest sympathies to the people who have been plunged into grief in these notably tricky conditions.
“I am identified that no stone will be left unturned to determine the information about these instances.”
The Southern Health Rely on claimed that 12 sufferers and 27 workers examined positive for Covid-19 at Daisy Hill Hospital.
A further 73 personnel contacts are presently self-isolating.
There has also been an outbreak at the haematology ward in Craigavon Clinic. There have been six fatalities linked to it.