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Five-Day Moving Average Of New Covid-19 Cases Increased By 8%

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There has also been a 9% rise in the 14-day incidence rate

The figure was 437 last Tuesday but has increased to 470 this week.

There has also been a 9% rise in the 14-day incidence rate over the same period, 134 cases per 100,000 people.

383 new cases of the virus were reported yesterday - the median age of those infected was 28.

Consultant pathologist at Dublin's Beaumont Hospital, Bill Tormey, says rising infection rates are not surprising:

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