Donegal’s Covid-19 incidence rates remain high

The 14 day incidence rate of Covid-19 in Donegal remains the highest in the country at almost treble the national average at 212.3 per 100,000 people.

Latest figures show that as of last Monday, the rates had fallen in all but two of the county's local electoral areas.

The biggest increase was in the Lifford / Stranorlar area with 224 cases per 100,000 people, up 9%, while the incidence rate in North Inishowen rose 2% to 271.2.

Meanwhile, the figure has decreased 11% to 250.2 in South Inishowen.

While in Letterkenny the current incidence rate is 288.7, down 5% compared to previous figures.

The infection rate is down 28% in Milford to 254.2 and down 31% in Donegal to 90.6 cases per 100,000 of the population.

The biggest drop was seen in Glenties area where the 14 day incidence rate dropped 34% to 117.1.

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The 14 days up to November 30 (last Monday)
North inishowen: ↗️ 46 cases (↗️271.2 per 100k)
South Inishowen:↘️56 cases (↘️ 250.4 per 100k)
Milford: ↘️ 35 cases (↘️ 254.2 per 100k)
Letterkenny ↘️ 86 cases (↘️ 288.7 per 100k)
Lifford/Stranorlar ↗️58 cases (↗️224 per 100k)
Glenties ↘️28 cases (↗️117.1 per 100k)
Donegal ↘️24 cases ( ↘️ 90.6 per 100k)
14 days to November 23
North inishowen:↘️ 45 cases ( ↘️265.3 per 100k)
South Inishowen:↘️63 cases (↘️ 281.7 per 100k)
Milford: ↗️ 49 cases (↗️355.8 per 100k)
Letterkenny ↘️91 cases (↘️ 305.8 per 100k)
Lifford/Stranorlar ↘️53 cases (↗️204.7 per 100k)
Glenties ↗️43 cases (↗️179.8 per 100k)
Donegal ↘️35 cases ( ↘️ 132.1 per 100k)
Donegal areas in a national context
Letterkenny 288.7
Carndonagh 271.2
Dundalk-Carlingford 257.8
Milford 254.2
Buncrana 250.4
Cork City S-Ctr 243.1
Claremorris 232.1
Lifford-Stranorlar 224.0
Piltown 215.5
Callan-Thomastown 201.1