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24/07/2021

Covid-19 incidence rate remains above national average in each of Longford's three electoral areas

Covid-19 incidence rate remains above national average in each of Longford's three electoral areas

Covid-19 incidence rate remains above national average in each of Longford's three electoral areas

The Covid-19 incidence rate remains above the national average in each of Longford's three electoral areas.

During the 14 days covered by the incidence rates data, from March 16 to March 29, the incidence rate of Covid-19 in the Longford electoral area was 255.5.

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The national average for the same period was 164.1 per 100,000 population.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population in the Ballymahon electoral area is the lowest in the county and stands at 183.7. 

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In Granard electoral area the 14-day incidence rate is 196.7. 

The number of positive Covid-19 cases in county Longford from (March 16 - 29) was 88. 

The breakdown of cases by electoral area is;
Longford municipal district 41
Ballymahon municipal district 26
Granard municipal district 21 

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