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Four areas in Kerry with fewer than five COVID cases over past fortnight

Apr 9, 2021 13:04 By radiokerrynews
Four areas in Kerry with fewer than five COVID cases over past fortnight Four areas in Kerry with fewer than five COVID cases over past fortnight
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Four of the six electoral areas in Kerry have among the lowest rates of COVID-19 in the country.

This is according to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, which has calculated the number of cases and the 14-day incidence rate of COVID-19 in all local electoral areas in the Republic.

During the fortnight up to April 5th, four areas in Kerry recorded fewer than five new cases: Corca Dhuibhne, Listowel, Kenmare and Castleisland LEAs.

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There are 20 local electoral areas nationally which have rates of fewer than five new cases over the two-week period.

The Killarney LEA, having recorded eight cases, now has a rate of 27 per 100,000 population, while the Tralee LEA had 32 new cases, giving it a rate of 97 per population.

Over the two-week period up to April 5th, there were at least 40 new cases in Kerry, giving an average of just under three per day.

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Up to midnight on Tuesday, there were a total of 4,458 cases reported in the county.

 

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