The number of people who have died after testing positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland stands at 2,149, according to the ministry.
Friday’s dashboard also reports 96 other positive cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of positive cases to 121,419 since the start of the pandemic.
In the past seven days, the ministry said 676 people had tested positive in Northern Ireland.
There are currently 39 confirmed Covid-19 patients in hospital and three in intensive care.
Meanwhile, the NI executive has approved a set of new regulations that will come into effect on May 24.
The Stormont executive has agreed to allow spectators to attend the Irish Cup final as a test event to emerge from the lockout.
1,000 spectators will be allowed into the Irish Cup final at Mourneview Park in Lurgan on May 21.
Stormont ministers met for more than 4 hours on Thursday to discuss further easing of coronavirus regulations.
The executive said it was thanks to the efforts of the public and the continued success of our immunization program that decisions were made.
Ministers were also informed that data regarding Covid-19 continues to have a “generally positive direction of movement”.