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Over 2,600 People In Co. Kildare Diagnosed With Covid-19 In 2 Weeks

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1180.2 cases per 100,000 people

2,626 people in Co. Kildare were diagnosed with Covid-19, in the two weeks to Wednesday 24th November.

The county’s 14-day Covid-19 incidence rate has increased to 1180.2 cases, per 100,000 people.

Co. Kildare's incidence rate remains below the national average, which is 1287.6 cases per 100,000 of the population.

61,315 Covid-19 infections were recorded nationally, in the same 2 week period.

Co. Wicklow is the only county in the country with an incidence rate below 1000 - it  stands at 965.4 cases, per 100,000 people.

Counties Westmeath & Carlow have the highest14-day incidence rate in the country, at 1830.6 & 1810.9, respectively.

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital has dropped below 600 for the first time in 11 days.

The figure has fallen to 598 this morning - which is 13 less than yesterday.

66 Covid-19 patients are in the Mater Hospital in Dublin - the highest in the country.

Latest figures show 132 patients are in ICU with the virus throughout Ireland.

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