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All but two areas of Cavan and Monaghan have Covid rates below national average

Apr 23, 2021 08:04 By News Northern Sound
All but two areas of Cavan and Monaghan have Covid rates below national average All but two areas of Cavan and Monaghan have Covid rates below national average
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The national average rate of infection in Ireland was 131.7 cases per 100,000 population.

All but two areas of Cavan and Monaghan have Covid-19 incidence rates below the national average.

Cavan-Belturbet has the highest rate locally, followed by Ballybay-Clones.

In the fourteen days up to last Monday, the national average rate of infection in Ireland was 131.7 cases per 100,000 population.

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For the same period, Cavan-Belturbet had a rate of 235.

Ballybay-Clones was also above the national average at 185 cases per 100,000.

In Bailieborough-Cootehill the rate was 81.9, while it was 66.1 in north Monaghan.

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The Carrickmacross-Castleblayney LEA has the lowest incidence rate in County Monaghan at 56, while Ballyjamesduff in Cavan was lower still at just 54.3.

Nationally, one area of Dublin has a rate more than three times the rest of the country, while 16 LEAs in Ireland had less than five cases in the last fortnight.

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