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Antigen tests may be used in schools before Christmas

Could we see antigen testing in schools soon?

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07.31 8 Nov 2021


Antigen tests may be used in schools before Christmas


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07.31 8 Nov 2021


Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said he expects antigen testing for close contacts will be used in primary schools before Christmas.  It comes as there were 3,428 new cases of Covid-19 reported in the State on Sunday with 478 Covid-19 patients in hospital including 75 in ICU. Professor Sam McConkey Infectious Disease Specialist at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland joined Shane on the show this morning.

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