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North Monaghan LEA has fourth highest rate of Covid 19 in the country

Jan 22, 2021 07:01 By News Northern Sound
North Monaghan LEA has fourth highest rate of Covid 19 in the country North Monaghan LEA has fourth highest rate of Covid 19 in the country
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The north Monaghan LEA has the fourth highest rate of Covid-19 in the country. Cavan-Belturbet and Ballyjamesduff are the only local areas to

The north Monaghan LEA has the fourth highest rate of Covid-19 in the country.

Cavan-Belturbet and Ballyjamesduff are the only local areas to have an incidence rate below the national average.

In the last two weeks, there have been 2,829 cases per 100,000 population in north Monaghan.

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Only Belmullet in Mayo, Enniscorthy in Wexford and Dundalk South have had more.

The Ballybay-Clones area is the next highest locally with 2694.9 per 100,000.

In Carrickmacross-Castleblayney, the rate for the past two weeks is 2374.5.

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The national average for the time period is 1,334 – only one area of Cavan has a rate above that.

Latest figures show Bailieborough-Cootehill has a fourteen day rate of 1396.

Cavan-Belturbet and Ballyjamesduff are the lowest locally, at 1225 and 1166 respectively.

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