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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Louth, Leitrim and Westmeath have highest Covid-19 rates in Ireland

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confirmed that Ireland currently has a 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 of 1,160 cases per 100,000 people.

The highest rates are currently in Louth, Leitrim and Westmeath.

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Of the 55,272 cases reported over the past two weeks, the source of transmission was only known in 21,505 cases.

The source of transmission was not known in 61% of cases.

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Tony Holohan confirmed that in the previous fourteen days, there was almost 55,000 cases of the virus reported in the country.

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He further said the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) believes this number will further rise in the coming days.

IMAGE – “New York National Guard” by The National Guard is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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