Highest Covid-19 incidence recorded on north side of Dublin
North west of capital has highest concentration of coronavirus cases in the county
Henry Street in Dublin on Friday. The capital accounts for over half of the national total of 24,506 cases. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
There are significantly more cases of coronavirus on the north side of Dublin than other parts of the capital, according to new figures from the Health Service Executive (HSE).
A breakdown of figures reveals the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the HSE’s eight community care areas.
The Dublin north central area has 1,439 confirmed cases and 76 deaths, and covers Drumcondra up to Dublin Airport.
Dublin accounts for over half of the national total of 24,506 cases. The figures from the HSE show there have been 680 Covid-19 deaths in Dublin, accounting for 40 per cent of the overall 1,592 deaths from the virus.
In a statement, a HSE spokeswoman said “for confidentiality reasons we don’t provide data for small geographical areas.”