News

Cavan-Belturbet LEA one of 10 areas nationally with an incidence rate greater than 300

Apr 16, 2021 07:04 By News Northern Sound
Cavan-Belturbet LEA one of 10 areas nationally with an incidence rate greater than 300 Cavan-Belturbet LEA one of 10 areas nationally with an incidence rate greater than 300
Share this article

Reports show that between the 30th of March and the 12th of April Cavan Belturbet recorded the highest incidence rate across the region, as well as one of the highest nationally at 335.1,while the national average sits at 131.7

The Cavan-Belturbet LEA is one of 10 areas nationally with an incidence rate greater than 300.

Cavan-Belturbet joins areas including Ongar, Ballymun-Finglas and Donaghmede in Dublin, as well as Milford in Donegal which all also exceed the national average of 131.7.

Between the 30th of March and the 12th of April Cavan Belturbet recorded the highest incidence rate across the region, as well as one of the highest nationally at 335.1.

Advertisement

During this period there were 87 cases confirmed in the area.

However elsewhere in Cavan the rate remains below the national average with Bailieborough/Cootehill recording 69.6 between the same dates and Ballyjamesduff the lowest across both counties on 58.

Meanwhile in Monaghan the Ballybay Clones LEA has recorded 23 cases leaving it with the highest incidence rate in the county at 133.3 and just above the national average.

Advertisement

In Carrickmacross/Castleblayney the rate stands at 121.3 , with the Monaghan electoral area now recording the lowest figure at 110.2.

In Roscommon, The south of the county recorded the highest number of cases in the last fortnight - with 41 in the Athlone LEA - and 27 in the wider town local electoral area.

In Longford the Ballymahon M.D recorded 26 cases in the last two weeks - with 20 cases in the longford town LEA and fewer than five in Granard's M.D.

Advertisement

Leitrim's Covid rate remains among the lowest in the country - with six cases confirmed in the LEA of Ballinamore, five in Carrick-on-Shannon's M.D and fewer than five confirmed in Manorhamilton

Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

NorthernSound Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.