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# rapid-tests - Friday 29 October, 2021

Covid close contacts are receiving antigen tests in the post today – here's how it will work
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Covid close contacts are receiving antigen tests in the post today – here's how it will work

Oct 29th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,922 Views 28 Comments
  • Antigen test kits are arriving in post boxes around the country today.
  • The system is for people who are both fully vaccinated and do not have symptoms of Covid.
  • The Government is considering a wider roll out of the testing method, writes Céimin Burke.

# rapid-tests - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Varadkar: Antigen tests may be sent to schools to test close contacts of pupils
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Varadkar: Antigen tests may be sent to schools to test close contacts of pupils

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 6:14 PM 27,916 Views 23 Comments
  • Varadkar said that rapid tests could be given to children in a school pod where there has been a confirmed case.
  • Five rapid tests will be sent in the post to close contacts from today.
  • The Tánaiste says he anticipates primary school children being offered the vaccine in the coming months.

# rapid-tests - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Antigen testing to be significantly ramped up in schools, colleges and workplaces, says Tánaiste
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# ANTIGEN TESTING

Antigen testing to be significantly ramped up in schools, colleges and workplaces, says Tánaiste

Mar 31st 2021, 7:32 AM 24,641 Views 31 Comments

Leo Varadkar was speaking on Prime Time last night.

# rapid-tests - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Expert group reviewing if antigen tests can be used in schools and workplaces
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Expert group reviewing if antigen tests can be used in schools and workplaces

Jan 28th 2021, 12:34 PM 16,973 Views 21 Comments

The health minister said from this week, significant volumes of antigen tests are being deployed across healthcare settings.