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161 people have died from Covid-19 up until February 23th in Cavan and Monaghan.

Feb 27, 2021 11:02 By News Northern Sound
161 people have died from Covid-19 up until February 23th in Cavan and Monaghan. 161 people have died from Covid-19 up until February 23th in Cavan and Monaghan.
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Cavan's death toll from Covid-19 per population is the highest in the country. Cavan has had 92 Covid-19 related deaths, Monaghan has

Cavan's death toll from Covid-19 per population is the highest in the country.

Cavan has had 92 Covid-19 related deaths, Monaghan has had 69, Roscommon has had 46, Longford 17 and leitrim has had 13 recorded deaths as a result of Covid-19.

Figures compiled by the Department of Health for the Irish Independent show the county's death rate per 100,000 people is 120,

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Nationally the figure is 83.5 per 100,000 people, while Monaghan had a death rate of 112.4 per 100,000 people.

Roscommon has the highest rate in the Shannonside region with 71.3 per 100,000 people.

The rate of Covid-19 deaths is 41.6 per 100,000 in Longford and 40.6 in leitrim

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Dublin has recorded 1,476 deaths, the highest overall number of the 3,978 deaths reported in the republic up until February 23th.

Sligo has the lowest rate of Covid-19 deaths with 25.9 per 100,000 of population recorded.

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