Donegal once again has Ireland’s second lowest Covid-19 incidence rate, according to new figures.
The 14 day incidence rate for the county, as of today, is 377 per 100,000.
Across the county, the seven local electoral areas all have below-average rates from PCR-confirmed Covid-19 testing.
The Letterkenny LEA has the highest local rate at 547.1 per 100,000, with 163 new cases confirmed in the past fortnight up to Monday 18th April.
Donegal’s second highest local rate is in the Milford area, where 75 new cases were detected, resulting in an incidence rate of 544.6 per 100,000.
The national average rate, as of Monday, was 598.7 per 100,000.
Carndonagh and Buncrana have Ireland’s lowest and second-lowest Covid-19 rates, respectively.
The Carndonagh rate is 247.6 per 100,000, with 42 new cases confirmed.
The 14-day rate in Buncrana is now 295.1 per 100,000, with 66 new cases.
Lifford-Stranorlar is also among the lowest LEA rates in Ireland, with 102 new cases detected in the period.
The rate is higher in the Glenties area, where 119 new cases were detected, resulting in a 14-day rate of 497.5 per 100,000.
The Donegal LEA recorded 111 new cases in the past fortnight.