Galway City Centre still has highest Covid-19 incidence rate nationwide


Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway city centre still has the highest 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 in the country.

The local electoral area had a rate of 768 per 100,000 people on Monday – that’s nearly four times the national average.

The next highest was Limerick City East at 608, followed by Longford at 580.

However, while the figure for Galway City Central remains top of the national table, it’s still a reduction of 40 percent on the figure recorded this day last week.

The rate is being partly linked to college students, but NUI Galway students union president, Padraic Toomey, says there are no parties like those seen in Limerick this week…

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