Thursday, January 07, 2021





Roscommon’s current incidence rate of Covid-19 suggests that one in every 208 people in the county currently has the virus.

According to the 2016 Census, Roscommon had a population of 64,544 and has recorded 310 cases of Covid in the last 14 days up to January 5th.

Despite the recent rise in cases, Roscommon still has one of the lowest 14-day incidence rates in the country (480.3), just above Leitrim, Tipperary and Wicklow.

The national average currently stands at 819.1, meaning that 1 in 122 people in the Republic of Ireland currently has the virus.

Some figures for other counties include: Monaghan, 1 in 61; Limerick, 1 in 80; Cavan, 1 in 99; Westmeath, 1 in 208; Letrim, 1 in 209; Tipperary, 1 in 255; Wicklow, 1 in 262.

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