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03 Dec 2021

Latest distribution of Covid Cases in Limerick revealed

Infection rate of Covid-19 three times the national rate in one part of Limerick

The highest incidence rate of Covid-19 in Limerick is in Adare/Rathkeale Municipal District

MORE than 200 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in each of Limerick's six local electoral areas between October 19 and November 1 new figures have revealed.

The figures, from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, also shows the incidence rate in three areas (Adare/Rathkeale, Newcastle West and Limerick City East) is above the overall national rate.

The highest number of new cases (253) was recorded in the Limerick City East LEA while the Adare/Rathkeale Municpal District now has the highest incidence rate in Limerick at 873.3 (per 100,000 population).

A total of 1,332 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Limerick between October 19 and last Monday - compared to the 1,118 which were reported in the preceeding fortnight.

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Latest 14-day incidence rate and case numbers for Limerick (October 19 - November 1)

Adare/Rathkeale

873.3 (242 new cases)

Newcastle West

758.7 (208 new cases)

Limerick City East

715.9 (253 new cases)

Limerick City West

621.8 (217 new cases)

Limerick City North

584.8 (203 new cases)

Cappamore/Kilmallock

600.2 (209 new cases)

*Overall national rate - 695

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