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Kilkenny has country’s fourth-lowest percentage positive swab rate for Covid, while Carlow’s is a little higher-19

It's 6.2% in Kilkenny and 7.8% in Carlow

Kilkenny has the country’s fourth-lowest percentage positive swab rate for Covid-19.

That’s according to figures released by the HSE.

6.2% of those tested in the county are shown to have the virus.

Carlow’s is a little higher at 7.8%.

But topping the table nationwide is Louth on 12.6% while Wexford at the bottom on a rate more than half that at 5.4%.

Meanwhile, slight change to the walk-in test centre offering in Carlow and Wexford – read about that here