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Average number of close contacts per Covid-19 case now 3 as positivity rate continues to decline

The average number of close contacts per person who tests positive for Covid-19 in Ireland is now just three.

The figures were confirmed by the HSE.

The positivity rate is now 6.2%, according to the Department of Health, down from 7.3% on Monday and 6.9% on Thursday.

Next week Ireland will enter its second week of Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions.

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