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Covid-19 Incidence Rate Surpasses 1,000 Per 100,000 People In Area Of Laois

It's one of twenty areas of Ireland with the highest rate of transmission.

Graiguecullen-Portarlington is one of twenty local authority areas in Ireland with a 14-day incidence rate of over 1,000 per 100,000 people. 

That's despite 87% of people in the county being fully vaccinated. 

It joins areas in Longford, Waterford, Kerry, Cork and Leitrim in having a very high rate of transmission. 

Belmullet in Co. Mayo is the area with the lowest incidence rate of 95.2 per 100,000 people.

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