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Irelands rate of Covid 19 highest in the EU

Sep 3, 2021 08:09 By News Northern Sound
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The ECDC says the country has a 14-day rate just over 500 cases per 100,000.

New figures have shown that Irelands rate of Covid 19 in now the highest in the European Union.

The ECDC says the country has a 14-day rate just over 500 cases per 100,000 people...just ahead of Cyprus, at 496.

Yesterday the Department of Health confirmed a further 1,751 new cases.

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Tomas Ryan, Associate Professor in Trinity College says he's concerned the Government's re-opening plan could backfire:

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