97 Die From Covid In Clare In First Two Years Of Pandemic

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97 people in county Clare died from Covid-19 in the first two years of the pandemic.

Between March 2020 and February of this year, Clare recorded the lowest death rate from the virus in Munster.



A total of 97 people died in Clare from Covid-19 in the two years from March 2020 to February of this year.

Clare’s death toll is the lowest in Munster, with Cork recording the highest number of virus-related deaths at 284 – almost double this county’s figures.

The numbers who passed away from Covid in the banner was also 162% lower than Dublin city which saw 951 lives lost – the highest in the country.

Over 44% of Covid deaths in Clare were in those aged over 85, with a further 37% aged between 75 and 84.

The youngest person to pass away from the virus in this county was between 45 and 54 years old.

Meanwhile, 157 PCR confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the Banner in the two weeks to this Wednesday.

One day this week saw only two PCR positive tests in the county.

This means Clare has the fourth-lowest incidence rate of the virus per 100,000 of the population in the country.