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Westmeath Tops The List For Ireland's Highest Covid Rate

The county's 14-day incidence rate is 1,792 cases per 100,000 people. 

Westmeath has the highest rate of covid-19 in the country.

Laois and Offaly rank 13th and 16th respectively.

The country's 14-day incidence rate of covid now stands at 1,266 cases per 100,000 people. 

A month ago, it was only 544. 

Westmeath has the highest rate in Ireland, at 1,792. 

That's followed by Louth, at 1,757, while Carlow is 1,709. 

Every single county in Ireland now has a rate of over 1,000 per 100,000 people - meaning one in every 100 people has tested positive in the space of two weeks. 

In Laois, the 14-day incidence rate is 1,216, while it's 1,202 in Offaly.

Wicklow has Ireland's lowest rate, at 1,004.
 

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