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Covid-19 Testing Focuses On Direct Provision Centres

The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet this morning to consider testing every resident in direct provision for Covid-19.

Latest figures show there are 164 cases of the virus in asylum seeker accommodation, up from 88 last Saturday.
A further 29 people with Covid-19 have lost their lives here , bringing the death toll to 1,403, while there are 22,385 confirmed cases.
Chief medical officer Tony Holohan, says today's meeting will look at prioritising testing in direct provision centres:

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