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There have been 148 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded in county Longford in a fortnight.
According to figures published on Ireland's Covid-19 data hub, the national average 14-day incidence rate (up to Monday, August 9) is 422.5 per 100,00 of the population.
In Granard local electoral area, where there is a population of 10,674, the current 14-day incidence rate is above the national average and it stands at 524.6 per 100k.
In Longford LEA (population 16,046) and Ballymahon LEA (population 14,153) the 14-day incidence rate is below the national average and is 305.4 and 303.8 per 100k, respectively.
Fifty-six of the 148 positive cases of Covid-19 recorded in Longford (in the 14 days up to August 19) came in the Granard LEA, with 49 in Longford LEA and 43 in Ballymahon LEA.
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