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All LEAs in Northern Sound region have incidence rate below national average

Mar 12, 2021 07:03 By News Northern Sound
All LEAs in Northern Sound region have incidence rate below national average All LEAs in Northern Sound region have incidence rate below national average
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Monaghan's 14 day incidence rate of Covid-19 has continued to decrease. Yesterday there were fewer that 5 cases confirmed in the county leaving

Monaghan's 14 day incidence rate of Covid-19 has continued to decrease.

Yesterday there were fewer that 5 cases confirmed in the county leaving the rate at 107.5 and remaining 15th highest on the table when compared nationally.

However, in Cavan there was a slight increase yesterday on Wednesday's figure.

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The incidence rate there rose to 85.3 from 84 after 6 cases were confirmed.

But it still remains lower on the list than Monaghan in 20th position nationwide.

Looking at a breakdown of the incidence rates for each of the Local Electoral Areas

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Each of the local Electoral Areas in the Northern Sound region have incidence rates below the national average.

The national average as of yesterday was 162.1.

The figures show that each of the electoral areas in Cavan and Monaghan now have an incidence rate that is below the average nationwide.

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This comes following weeks of the Monaghan ranking among the highest in the country.
Between the 23rd of February and the 8th of March Monaghan LEA remains the highest across both counties on 145.4.

Carrickmacross now has an incidence rate of just above 102, while Ballybay Clones has the lowest rate across the region on 58.

Meanwhile in Cavan Ballyjamesduff is now ranking the highest on 108.5 followed by the Cavan Belturbet LEA on 88.6.

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The lowest in Cavan is Bailieborough Cootehill on 77.8 over the same period.

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