Two of the deaths occurred within the latest reporting period, while the other occurred outside it.
As the Irish Examiner reports, there has now been a total of 2,029 confirmed Covid-19-related deaths in NI since the outbreak began.
A further 276 new cases of the virus have also been confirmed.
A total of 110,716 cases have now been recorded in the North since the pandemic began.
The Department of Health #COVID19 dashboard has been updated.
276 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Sadly, a further 3 deaths have been reported (1 outside the reporting period).https://t.co/85rrZKpSkx pic.twitter.com/5l85lElgLl
— Department of Health (@healthdpt) February 20, 2021
2,070 cases have been reported in the last week alone, a drop from the previous week’s total of 2,554.
At present, 392 patients with Covid-19 are in Northern Irish hospitals, 142 of whom are in intensive care.