INCIDENCE OF CORONAVIRUS DROPS IN MONAGHAN

5 November 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

With the whole of the Republic now operating level five Covid-19 restrictions on travel, shopping and various other activities including religious services, the number of coronavirus cases in Co. Monaghan appears to have dropped in the past two weeks. Department of Health figures show that there have been 24 cases in the past fortnight up until midnight on Tuesday, with the total number of cases since the outbreak began in March standing at 1127. Eight of those cases were reported on Monday. Monaghan now sits halfway at 12th in the rate of incidence per 100,000 of population at 221.5, with Cavan still top of the table at 475.2.

The national figure is 228. Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said: “Due to the efforts of people across Ireland, we are seeing improvements with COVID-19. However, we must remember that maintaining this downward trend is now the most crucial thing. The value of our progress depends on continuing the safe behaviour that got us to this position. I urge everyone to keep it up, to ensure these initial….

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