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Offaly's 14 Day Incidence Rate More Than Doubled In A Month

Laois is the only midlands county with a decline in numbers in the last four weeks.

The 14 day incidence rate of covid-19 in Offaly has increased by over 100% in the last month.

The Faithful County has a rate of 484 per 100,000 people, up from 205 four weeks ago. 

The latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre also recorded a steep rise in Westmeath, from 275 to 394.

Laois is the only midlands county with a decline in numbers with 410, down slightly on last month's figure of 413.

Nationally, Monaghan is the worst affected county with 1,289 cases per 100,000 people - nearly three times the national average.

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