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Decrease in 14-day incidence of Covid-19 in Ireland

Ireland’s 14-day incidence of Covid-19 per 100,000 people is decreasing, according to new figures.

According to the latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, there are 493 cases for every 100,000 people as of September 1st.


This is quite a significant decrease as there were 532 cases reported for every 100,000 people just over one week ago.

The report also revealed that there were 100 Covid-19 outbreaks in the week to last Saturday, which is a small reduction on the week before.

In regards to the vaccination rollout, new figures show that 89% of adults aged 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.


Of those aged 12 and over, 82% are now fully vaccinated.

A total of 6.87 million vaccines have been administered in Ireland, according to the Chairperson of the High-Level Task Force on Covid-19 Vaccination Professor Brian McCraith.

Currently, 92.1% of Irish adults have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.


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