Premier County’s Covid-19 incidence rate above national average

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The five day moving average of new Covid-19 cases has increased by 8 percent in the past week.

The figure was 437 last Tuesday but has increased to 470 this week.

There has also been a 9 percent rise in the 14 day incidence rate over the same period to 134 cases per 100,000 people.

383 new cases of the virus were reported yesterday – including 17 in Tipperary bringing the county’s 14 day rate to 167 per 100,000.