Boyle L.E.A. incidence rate is still the highest in county

The latest key Covid-19 14 day incidence rates for Ireland show that the Boyle L.E.A. (Local Electoral Area) still has the highest 14 day incidence rate in the county.

The rate in the Boyle L.E.A. is now 819.9 per 100,000 population. The national average is 450.9

There have been 179 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Boyle Electoral Area during the 14 day period from August 24th to September 6th .

The Boyle L.E.A. is quiet a large area (see map here) and stretches from Tarmonbarry in the east to Ballaghaderreen in the west and north to Lough Allen and has a population of 21,831.

The Roscommon L.E.A., with a population of 22,734 has an incidence rate of 739 per 100k with 168 confirmed cases while the third L.E.A. in the county – Athlone with a population of 19,979, has a 14 day incidence rate of 250.3 and 50 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

The Carrick on Shannon LEA, with a population of 11,361 has a 14 day rate of 466.5 with 53 confirmed cases during the period.

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