Monday, February 22, 2021

The deaths of 10 Carlow people related to Covid-19 have been reported in the last four weeks.

43 Carlow people have died from the virus according to figures published by the CSO with 10 additional being confirmed since mid January. The median age of those who died was 82.

According to the most recent figures, there have been 142 cases in the last two weeks.

The number of Carlow cases has plateaued in the last week with seven cases on average being reported every day.

The Tullow Local Electoral Area (LEA) currently has the county’s highest rate of Covid. The area reported 69 cases between 1-15 February and its rate of Covid-19 was 367 cases per 100,000.

The Carlow LEA had the most cases at 78 and its Covid-19 is 344 cases per 100,000.

The Bagenalstown LEA had the lowest rate (230 cases per 100,000) and number of cases (36).

The national rate for that period was 269 cases per 100,000.


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