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Callan-Thomastown area has highest incidence rate of covid in Kilkenny

The Callan-Thomastown area currently has the highest incidence rate of Covid-19 in Co. Kilkenny.

Figures published for the fortnight up to midnight on Tuesday puts the electoral area with a rate of 1 thousand 727 per 100 thousand population.

438 cases were confirmed there in that time frame.

Kilkenny city on 1 thousand 582 and Piltown on 1 thousand 541 are also above the national average rate with 458 and 329 positive cases respectively during those 2 weeks.

The Castlecomer area’s the only one in the county with a below average rate with 276 cases reported there.