Three Local Electoral Areas across the region recorded less than 5 new cases of Covid-19 over two weeks.

Belmullet, Westport and Connemara North all had some of the lowest levels of infection across the country in the period that ended on Monday.

The country's 14-day incidence rate stood at 122.5 per 100,000 people over the period.

The Ballina LEA was the only area in Mayo exceeding this average, with a rate of 227 cases per 100,000, accounting for 57 cases.

Elsewhere, Swinford had a rate of 81; it was 47 in Castlebar and 33 in Claremorris per 100,000.

In Galway, Tuam was the only area with a rate in excess of the national average, at 166 per 100,000.

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