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# antigen - Friday 14 January, 2022

Some government optimism about Covid-19 situation as decision over restrictions imminent
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# Latest Figures

Some government optimism about Covid-19 situation as decision over restrictions imminent

Updated Jan 14th 2022, 11:11 PM 63,865 Views 74 Comments

An additional 17,065 cases of Covid-19 were reported in Ireland today.

# antigen - Friday 31 December, 2021

Surgeries and outpatient appointments deferred at five hospitals over Covid-related staff absences

Surgeries and outpatient appointments deferred at five hospitals over Covid-related staff absences

Updated Dec 31st 2021, 7:40 PM 101,544 Views 228 Comments

The CMO has warned it is ‘simply not safe’ for people to meet in large numbers to celebrate the New Year.

# antigen - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Antigen testing programme to be rolled out for early learning and childcare services from tomorrow
# Childcare
# Childcare

Antigen testing programme to be rolled out for early learning and childcare services from tomorrow

Dec 14th 2021, 5:14 PM 14,565 Views 3 Comments

Tests will be available to children aged four and over and staff in a pod where there’s a confirmed Covid case.

# antigen - Monday 22 November, 2021

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:54 PM 32,401 Views 15 Comments

A debate is raging yet again on their usage.

# antigen - Friday 19 November, 2021

Poll: Should antigen tests be provided for free to the wider public?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should antigen tests be provided for free to the wider public?

Nov 19th 2021, 8:35 AM 37,933 Views 56 Comments

While one antigen test can cost less than €10, a pack of five can cost up to €30.

# antigen - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Expert rapid testing group proposed twice-weekly tests two months before NPHET recommendation
# Anitgen Testing
# Anitgen Testing

Expert rapid testing group proposed twice-weekly tests two months before NPHET recommendation

Nov 18th 2021, 9:30 PM 17,747 Views 17 Comments

The proposal was discussed by officials at a meeting two months ago.

# antigen - Monday 15 November, 2021

Poll: Would you take a weekly Covid-19 antigen test if the government subsidised the price?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you take a weekly Covid-19 antigen test if the government subsidised the price?

Nov 15th 2021, 8:59 AM 52,985 Views 52 Comments

It’s understood the government is looking to subsidise the cost of the tests.

# antigen - Thursday 13 May, 2021

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?

May 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,944 Views 9 Comments

On this week’s podcast, we explain more – and producer Nicky Ryan takes an antigen test during recording.

# antigen - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 31st 2021, 7:32 AM 24,730 Views 31 Comments

Leo Varadkar was speaking on Prime Time last night.