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14 Day Incidence Rate Of COVID-19 Doubles In Thurles.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan is advising the Government that people should go back to working from home, as fears grow that the Covid-19 incidence rate could spiral out of control.

The 14 Day incidence of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Local Electoral Areas (LEAs) here in Co. Tipperary, between October 26th 2021 and November 8th, 2021 are shown hereunder.
Note: Figures hereunder shown in red represent the previous 14 day incidence rate, between the period October 19th, 2021 and November 1st, 2021, in same LEAs.
In all Tipperary LEAs the incidence rates have substantially increased and in the case of the Thurles LEA figures; same have more than doubled in just seven days, noticeably over the Halloween holiday festival period.

Newport 105, (83)Thurles 109, (54)Roscrea/Templemore 149, (82)Clonmel 126, (71)Cashel/Tipperary 176, (117)Cahir 229, (174)Carrick-on-Suir 234, (167), – Nenagh 278, (228).

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) member and Chief Clinical Officer of the HSE, Dr Colm Henry, is encouraged people to cut down on their social contacts; adding that the first line of defence is people stopping to transmit the virus within their own local community.

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