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Saturday Read: Data on Covid-19 clusters reveals communities most at risk from second wave

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Face mask protection. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

Face mask protection. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

AFP via Getty Images

Face mask protection. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

Pockets of Dublin became Covid-19 'hotspots', according to new data, sparking calls for greater clarity about where clusters emerge.

Communities in north Dublin have been the worst affected parts of the country for coronavirus, figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) show.

Dublin North West and Dublin North have had the greatest number of infections and deaths, with communities in the south of the county reporting smaller figures.