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02 Dec 2021

NPHET recommending twice weekly antigen tests for people involved in 'high risk activity'

NPHET recommending twice weekly antigen tests for people involved in 'high risk activity'

The recommendation comes after cases of Covid-19 have soared in recent days with 3,680 cases confirmed on Thursday 11.

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) has recommended that people who are involved in "high-risk activities" such as frequently going to bars, nightclubs and restaurants, should take an antigen test twice a week.

It comes after cases of Covid-19 have soared in recent days.

NPHET has recommended the self-testing along with extending the use of Covid passports to other areas outside of hospitality, although these other areas have not been specified.

Recommendations for a return to work from home full time have also been advised which the Government is due to discuss this week.

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