Covid-19 incidence rate below national average in most areas of Donegal

It's emerged that on Monday last, five of Donegal's seven electoral areas had 14 day Covid 19 incidence rates which were less than the national average.

The national rate was 201 cases per 100,000 people, Lifford/Stranorlar and Donegal are the only areas where the rate is higher.

Donegal had 113 cases, up 31 on the previous fortnight, giving it an incidence rate of 426.5 per 100,000 people, while Lifford/Stranorlar had 53 cases, and an incidence rate of 205.

North Inishowen registered 20 cases, down nine, a rate of 118, while South Inishowen had 19 cases, down 17, giving it a rate of 85.

Other areas saw increases in their figures, with Letterkenny's case numbers rising from 23 to 51, giving it an incidence rate of 171.

Milford's numbers rose from eight to 14, giving it a rate of 102, while Glenties saw it's total rise from 22 to 31, giving it a rate of 130.