Tullamore local electoral area in Co Offaly has the highest Covid-19 incidence rate in the country.
It had 484 cases per 100,000 people in the two-week period that ended on Monday - over three times the national average.
The national average incidence rate at that time was 148.
In county Mayo over the same period Swinford LEA had the highest incidence rate of the virus in the county at 185.1, followed by Claremorris LEA at 136.3, Ballina LEA at 107.5, Castlebar LEA at 83.4, Belmullet LEA at 39.7 and Westport LEA at 32.6.
11 LEAs across the country had less than five cases during the 14 days, including Manorhamilton and Ballinamore in Co Leitrim
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