South Inishowen second highest rate of Covid-19 nationwide


South Inishowen now has the second highest incidence rate of Covid-19 nationwide.

Most Local Electoral areas in Donegal recorded increases in the rate in the 14 days up to last Monday however Glenties is among 14 areas in the country which have the lowest rate of Covid-19.

The Covid surge continues in South Inishowen with an incidence rate 519 and 116 cases compared with 371 in the previous data.

North Inishowen's rate increased from 159 to 277 and 47 cases.

Latest figures also reflect the big spike in Milford, with the area jumping from 36.3 to 211 and 29 cases.

Letterkenny has recorded an increase too at 225 and 67 cases compared with 165 and 49 cases in the previous data.

In Lifford/Stranorlar, the rate went from 209 to 282 and 73 cases.

Donegal recorded a fall this week from a rate of 57 to 45 and 12 cases in the latest data.

While Glenties is now among the areas with one of the lowest rates nationwide with less than 5 cases over the same period compared with a previous rate of 33.