The latest Covid-19 cases for local areas were released today, revealing which locations in Dublin have the lowest infection rates.
Covid-19 infection rates across Dublin are beginning to decline with many areas now reporting infection rates below the national average.
Areas on both the north and south sides of Dublin are seeing a 14-day reduction in transmission rates.
Professor Luke O’Neill, an immunologist at Trinity College Dublin, said yesterday that the vaccine is winning the battle against the delta variant.
« The vaccine is holding up solidly against Delta, which is the message, » Professor O’Neill said.
However, he cautioned that a booster dose may be necessary to get full protection from the virus.
Here are the five Dublin regions with the lowest rates of Covid-19.
Black stone There is currently the lowest 14-day Covid-19 infection rate in the capital at 207.5 per 100,000 population.
The total number of confirmed cases in the last 14 days is 70. Black Rock has a population of 33,727.
Pembroke’s 14-day incidence rate is currently 255.1 per 100,000 population with 114 confirmed cases in the area over the past 14 days.
45,473 people live in the area.
Dun Laoghaire has a slightly higher rate of Covid-19 than Pembroke, at 261.8. 109 cases have been confirmed in the region in the past 14 days.
41,627 people live in the area.
The first area north of Levi to appear on the list, Clontarf has an incidence rate of 267.6 in the last 14 days.
145 cases have been confirmed in the district in the past 14 days out of a population of 54,182.
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Rathfarnham/Tempelogue has the fifth lowest Covid-19 rate in the capital, currently at 271.3 per 100,000 residents. 130 cases have been confirmed in the region in the last 14 days.
47,909 people live in Rathfarnham / Tempelogue.
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