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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# covid testing

This year
Investigation underway after lorry containing Covid-19 test kits stolen in Meath
The lorry was stolen by several people and recovered on Wednesday afternoon by Gardaí, although the test kits had been taken.
Last year
Passengers flying to US no longer need Covid-19 test before travelling
The change in policy was first announced on Friday by a US government official.
Randox says it takes complaints seriously after customers miss flights due to delayed results
Customers have expressed frustration with Randox’s delivery times and appointment system.
All time
Demand for Covid tests 'extremely high' as system ramps up again post Christmas
There were no appointments available in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford at the time of writing.
Health service expects ‘busy’ September for Covid-19 testing in schools
The HSE national lead said the executive was already tracking and carrying out testing in several hundred schools since they re-opened.
Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing
A meeting of the Oireachtas Transport committee last week heard from numerous experts advocating their use.
5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd
The concert was held as part of a clinical trial seeking pandemic-safe ways to celebrate mass events.
Covid-19 drive-thru test centre opens at Dublin Airport today
The two screening centres will offer tests priced between €99 and €159.
Two additional pop up Covid-19 testing centres opening in Dublin this weekend
The pop up centres will increase capacity by between 180 to 200 tests per day.
Increase in proportion of Covid-19 close contacts failing to take up offer of test
Public health officials have identified a number of clusters in recent days.
Minister takes a 'very dim view' of private hospitals profiteering from €275 for Covid-19 test
Patients are being told they must have the test prior to having treatment at the private hospital.