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Northern Ireland reports double record of daily COVID-19 cases

DUBLIN, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Northern Ireland reported 934 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, more than double the previous record daily total rate registered two days ago in the British-run region.

Northern Ireland’s seven-day cumulative number of cases per 100,000 population shot up to 139.4 from 69.5 a week ago as a result, health department data showed. (Reporting by Padraic Halpin; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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