Boyle L.E.A. records 51 Covid cases in the last fortnight

There were 51 cases of Covid-19 in the Boyle Electoral Area (L.E.A.) in the last fortnight. This is a drop of 39 from the previous two week period.

The 14 day incidence rate in the Boyle L.E.A. is now 233.6 per 100,000 population. The national average is 372.1

The numbers, which were released on Thursday night, relate to the 14 day period from September 21st to October 4th.

The Boyle L.E.A. is not Boyle town alone, but 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 the highest incidence rate in the county of 580.6 per 100k with 132 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 220.2 and 44 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

The Carrick on Shannon LEA, with a population of 11,361 has a 14 day rate of 545.7 with 62 confirmed cases during the period.

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