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Co Monaghan has highest covid mortality rate nationwide

Nov 12, 2021 12:11 By News Northern Sound
Co Monaghan has highest covid mortality rate nationwide Co Monaghan has highest covid mortality rate nationwide
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Cavan has the fourth highest mortality rate.

County Monaghan has recorded the highest number of covid fatalities per 100,000 population.

Meanwhile, Co Cavan has the fourth-highest rate of covid-related deaths nationwide.

From the beginning of the covid pandemic until Tuesday, November 9th, there have been 5,566 covid-related deaths in Ireland.

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The majority of these deaths occurred in Dublin, where there have been 1,935 covid-related deaths.

However, Co Monaghan has the highest number of covid-related deaths per 100,000 population.

There have been 104 deaths in the county, a mortality rate of 169 per 100,000.

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Co Cavan has the fourth highest mortality rate - 120 people have died with Covid in the county, a rate of 158 per 100,000.

Meanwhile, Kerry has the lowest rate in the country, at 56 per 100,000.

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