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Kildare's 14-Day Covid-19 Incidence Rate Below Average

Latest numbers show 1997 confirmed cases in Kildare in the last two weeks.

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 has increased by 165% over the past month.

However, Kildare is one of just five counties with rates of under 1,000 cases per 100,000 people.  

The latest figures, show there were 1997 confirmed cases in Kildare in the two week period up to Monday the 13th of November.

A month ago, the country's 14-day incidence rate was 433 per 100,000 people.

It is now 1,146 - after the rate close to tripled in the space of a month.

Louth has the highest rate, at 1,639.

That's followed by Leitrim, at 1,542, while Carlow and Westmeath also have rates of over 1,500.

Kildare is one of five counties with rates of under 1,000, alongside  Clare, Monaghan, Wexford and Roscommon.

Roscommon's is the lowest in the country, at 761.

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