The Buncrana and Carndonagh districts of Donegal have recorded Ireland’s lowest Covid-19 rates again this week.
The two Inishowen local electoral areas have been listed among the lowest rates in the country throughout this month.
As of Monday, Carndonagh has the lowest rate in the country at 153.3 per 100,000, followed by Buncrana (192.3 per 100,000).
The Lifford-Stranorlar LEA has Ireland’s ninth-lowest Covid-19 rate this week at 262.7 per 100,000.
Milford is the only area of Donegal with above-average rates this week. Sixty-six new cases of Covid-19 were detected by PCR among locals in the area in the past fortnight. The incidence rate is now 479.3 per 100,000.
The national average rate, as of Monday, was 405.7 per 100,000.
The Letterkenny LEA had Donegal’s highest local rate last week. It has now fallen to 389.4 per 100,000, with 116 new cases confirmed in the past fortnight up to Monday 25th April.
The rate is also down in the Glenties area, where 80 new cases were detected, resulting in a 14-day rate of 334.5 per 100,000.
The Donegal LEA recorded 87 new cases in the past fortnight, down from 111 in the previous two week period.
The 14 day incidence rate for the entire county of Donegal, as of today, is 307.8 per 100,000 down from 377 per 100,000.