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Further drop in Covid-19 incidence rates but three local LEAs are above the national 14-day rate

Feb 26, 2021 07:02 By News Northern Sound
Further drop in Covid-19 incidence rates but three local LEAs are above the national 14-day rate Further drop in Covid-19 incidence rates but three local LEAs are above the national 14-day rate
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There's been a further drop in the covid-19 incidence rate across the Northern Sound region. However, three of the six local LEAs are

There's been a further drop in the covid-19 incidence rate across the Northern Sound region.

However, three of the six local LEAs are above the national 14-day incidence rate of 240 as of February 22nd.

The Bailieborough-Cootehill LEA has the lowest incidence rate per 100,000 in the two-week period up to Monday.

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The rate there has dropped to 217, below the national average of 240.

There's been no change in the Ballyjamesduff LEA, which is slightly below the national average at 229.

The Cavan-Belturbet LEA is the highest in county Cavan, with an incidence rate of 266, down from 374 last week.

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Elsewhere, the Carrickmacross-Castleblayney LEA has the highest rate of infection across the region, at 443, which is a drop of 33 from the week previous.

There has been a significant decrease in the Monaghan LEA, where the incidence rate has dropped by 176 to 322 per 100,000.

The Ballybay-Clones LEA has the lowest incidence rate in county Monaghan and is now below the national average, falling from 353 last week to 237 in the latest figures.]

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