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Covid-19 infection rates dropping across the region

May 27, 2022 13:57 By Shannonside News
Covid-19 infection rates dropping across the region
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Over the last two years, almost 21,000 people in County Roscommon got the virus.

165 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the Shannonside Region over the past two weeks.

Levels of infection have been dropping in the last month following a spike earlier this year.

To date, close to 44 and a half thousand cases of the virus have been registered in Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon during the pandemic.

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New figures from the HSPC show Roscommon, Longford and Letrim have recorded some of the lowest levels of Covid infection nationwide in both the long and short term of the pandemic.

Roscommon has accounted for both the highest recent levels of positive covid tests and the largest number of all time infections in the three counties.

58 people recorded positive antigen tests with the HSE or had a positive PCR test in Roscommon in the last fortnight.

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Over the last two years, almost 21,000 people in the county got the virus.

That's followed by Longford where a total of just over 14,000 people were confirmed to have Covid-19, just 58 of which were in the last 14 days.

Leitrim has recorded the lowest infection rate in the country with 48 positive tests in the last two weeks and over nine and a half thousand
infections in the course of the entire pandemic.

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