The country's estimated 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 has fallen for a third day in a row.

It now stands at 292 per 100,000 people.

Ballyjamesduff remains the local electoral area with the highest Covid-19 14-day incidence rate in the country.

The area in county Cavan has a rate of 1484.

Galway City Central also has a rate infection higher than 1,000 per 100,000 people.

For the third week in a row, the LEA in Cavan has had the highest incidence rate in the country after registering 383 new cases of the virus in the two weeks until Monday.

It's followed by Ratoath in Meath, which has a rate of 1365, while one other area has a rate of more than a 1,000 - which is Galway City Central.

A number of Local Electoral Areas have 14-day incidence rates of more than 700, including Conamara South in Galway, Gorey in Wexford, Sligo-Strandhill, Maynooth in Kildare, Ashbourne in Meath, as well as the Cavan-Belturbet constituency.

This week is the first since the data has been compiled that no local electoral area has a rate of less than five cases over a fortnight per 100,000 people.

The areas with the lowest rates include Nenagh in Tipperary, Corca Dhuibhne in Kerry and Lismore in Waterford.


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