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HSE: 8.5% Positivity Rate For Covid Swabs Taken In Kildare.

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Louth has the highest swab positivity rate by county at over 12%

There's an 8.5% positivity rate for Covid 19 swabs taken in Co. Kildare.

The Health Service Executive has released the data, by county.

It shows Kildare is mid-table, at 13th highest positivity in Ireland.

Louth has the highest swab positivity rate by county at over 12 per cent.

28 per cent of Covid-19 tests taken at one  centre in Buncrana Co. Donegal are coming back positive.

Donegal GP Denis McAuley says the figures at that facility are shocking.

HSE Swab positivity rates by county

Louth: 12.6%
Offaly: 11.9%
Donegal: 11.8%
Cavan: 11.7%
Monaghan: 11.1%
Leitrim: 10.4%
Laois: 10.2%
Meath: 10.1%
Galway: 9.2%
Dublin: 9.1%
Wicklow: 9.1%
Westmeath: 9.0%
Kildare: 8.5%
Mayo: 8.2%
Roscommon: 8.0%
Sligo: 7.9%
Carlow: 7.8%
Limerick: 7.4%
Tipperary: 6.8%
Cork: 6.7%
Kerry: 6.7%
Clare: 6.5%
Kilkenny: 6.2%
Longford: 5.5%
Wexford: 5.4%
Waterford: 5.0 %

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