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Laois Has Had Less Than 10 Cases For Seven Consecutive Weeks

Women and adults aged between 25 and 44 account for the highest number of Covid-19 cases.

Women and adults aged between 25 and 44 account for the highest number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland. 

11 counties have recorded less than ten new cases for at least six weeks in a row. 

These new figures from the Central Statistics Office look back at last week's level of Covid-19. 

The number of deaths related to the virus fell for the ninth consecutive week. 

And the number of cases of the disease fell for the eighth week in a row. 

Dublin continues to be the worst hit county, accounting for 51 per cent of deaths. 

For six weeks in a row, Clare, Leitrim, Longford, Tipperary, Wexford and Wicklow had less then ten cases. 

Donegal, Laois and Kerry had less than ten cases for seven consecutive weeks - a record Sligo and Waterford have had for eight weeks in a row. 

Older people in deprived areas have been the most adversely affected by the virus. 

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