10:53 Friday, 02 April 2021
Four more pop-up walk-in Covid-19 testing centres opened this morning in Dublin, Galway, Westmeath and Kildare.
They’re aimed at catching asymptomatic infections of the disease with those without any symptoms encouraged to attend.
Around 14,000 people were tested at similar centres over the past week with a positivity rate of around 3 percent.
A centre in Crumlin in Dublin has opened for seven days this morning, while facilities at Naas Racecourse in Kildare and Athlone Regional Sports Centre will be available for five days.
A centre in Ballinasloe in Galway will be open for three days.