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People in Cavan and Monaghan praised for efforts in reducing Covid-19 infection rates

Apr 30, 2021 17:04 By News Northern Sound
People in Cavan and Monaghan praised for efforts in reducing Covid-19 infection rates People in Cavan and Monaghan praised for efforts in reducing Covid-19 infection rates
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Both counties have a 14 day incidence rate below the national average.

The HSE is praising the people of Cavan and Monaghan for their efforts to reduce Covid-19 infection rates.

The five-day moving average in the two counties stands at five and six cases respectively, and both have incidence rates below the national average.

Locally today, Monaghan recorded five new cases, with Cavan recording fewer than five cases.

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Dr Keith Ian Quintyne, a Specialist from the Department of Public Health North East, says there is “a downward trend” on the spread of the virus in the north east of the country.

He told Northern Sound it’s the result of people adhering to guidelines and a strong uptake in vaccinations:

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