Cavan has fourth highest Covid-19 death rate

The figures give a breakdown for each county.

Cavan has the fourth highest rate of deaths from Covid-19.

Figures from the Health Protection and Surveillance Centre show 113 people died with the virus in the county between March 1st 2020 and September 14th 2021.

That accounts for just over two per cent of the country’s total death toll.

The HPSC calculates mortality rates per 100,000 people, giving County Cavan a rate of 148.34.

This compares with Monaghan’s rate of 166.16 - the highest in the country. It saw 102 deaths over the period.

County Kerry recorded the lowest mortality rate in the country at 40.62 deaths per 100,000 people.