Roscommon, Cavan and Monaghan see Covid-19 transmission levels rise

Aug 13, 2021 08:08 By Shannonside News
Roscommon, Cavan and Monaghan see Covid-19 transmission levels rise Roscommon, Cavan and Monaghan see Covid-19 transmission levels rise
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Carndonagh in Donegal has a rate of Covid that's over four times the national average.

Each Local Electoral Area in the Northern Sound Region has an incidence rate above the national average bar one.

While in the Shannonside Region half of the LEAs are recording above-average incidence rates.

These figures cover the 14 days leading up to the 9th of August where the national incidence rate was sitting a 422.5.


In Monaghan, each of the electoral areas in the county had a rate above the average.

Monaghan has a rate of 868, putting it in the top ten highest rates in the country and the highest across the entire region.

Ballybay-Clones is second to that with 712.8 over the same period, while the Carrickmacross-Castleblayney LEA has the lowest in the county at 429.2.


In Cavan, the Bailieborough-Cootehill LEA and Ballyjamesduff electoral areas are above the average also at 708.6 and 612.4 respectively.

Meanwhile, in the Shannonside Region, the Boyle Local electoral area has the highest incidence rate overall at 677, with the Roscommon LEA also over the average on 514 and Athlone recording 310.

In Leitrim, levels are stabilizing with Ballina more only slightly over on 436 and the Carrick LEA below with 378.


In Longford, some areas are seeing a rise. The Granard LEA reporting a rate of 526 and Longford with 305.

The Ballymahon LEA has the lowest rate across the region on 303.

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