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Covid-19 incidence rate across Cavan and Monaghan continues to drop

Feb 19, 2021 07:02 By News Northern Sound
Covid-19 incidence rate across Cavan and Monaghan continues to drop Covid-19 incidence rate across Cavan and Monaghan continues to drop
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The Covid-19 rate across Cavan and Monaghan continues to drop. Ballyjamesduff was the only area to see an increase, but remains the lowest LEA

The Covid-19 rate across Cavan and Monaghan continues to drop.

Ballyjamesduff was the only area to see an increase, but remains the lowest LEA in the two counties.

Galway City Central LEA had a rate of 951 per 100,000 people in the two-week period that ended on Monday.

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The second highest was Ballymun-Finglas LEA in Dublin, at 820 - compared to the national average of 269.

The north Monaghan area continues to have the highest rate locally at 498, down from 754 cases per 100,000 population last week.

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney is next at 475.8.

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Cavan-Belturbet continues to be the only part of County Cavan to have a rate higher than the national average, at 373.7.

It has overtaken Clones-Ballybay, where the 14 day incidence figure has fallen to 353.

The Bailieborough-Cootehill area has a rate of 237.6, while in the Ballyjamesduff LEA the rate has increased by 15 but still has the lowest rate in the two counties at 228.7.

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