Further drop in Covid rate across Donegal


There's been a further decrease in the rate of Covid-19 across Donegal.

According to figures up to February 1st, case numbers in each local electoral area of the county have also dropped.

The biggest drop in the 14 day incidence rate in Donegal is seen in Letterkenny where it has more than halved from 815.7 to 392.7 cases per 100,000 people with 117 confirmed cases.

37 cases have been identified in North Inishowen and the rate of infection is down 32% to 218.1.

The rate is also down in the South of the peninsula to 286.1 with 64 confirmed cases.

The number of cases are down significantly in Milford from 130 to 72. The incidence rate there stands at 522.8, down 44%.

In Lifford/ Stranorlar, while the rate of infection is down 34% to 714.6, the case numbers still remain high at 185.

91 cases have been recorded in Glenties while the incidence rate is 380.5, a decrease of 35%.

There's been a drop in the rate in Donegal also to 437.9 with 116 cases reported there.