COVID Cases On The Rise In Tipp/Cashel LEA

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The Health Surveillance Centre is reporting an increase in covid cases in the Tipperary and Cashel area.

The latest data was recorded over a two week period between 1st of March and March 14th.

280 new cases were recorded in Cashel/Tipp Town Electrol District, while in Cahir LEA 164 new cases of the virus were confirmed.

174 cases were identified in Thurles LEA during this period.

The virus incidence rate is also rising across West Tipperary.

The Cashel/Tipp Town ED (rate per 100k pop: 1022.6) and Thurles ED (rate per 100k pop: 897.7) are below the national COVID incidence rate which is currently 1,188.5 per 100,000 population.

While the Cahir ED (rate per 100k pop: 1114.4) was previously above the national incidence rate however it is now below as the national rate has increased.

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