Covid-19 committee issues interim report

first_img Twitter Google+ Covid-19 committee issues interim report WhatsApp The current Covid-19 testing and tracing system is facing ‘severe stress tests’ in the coming months.This is according to An Oireachtas Committee, which is calling for changes to be made to the system to make it more efficient.As part of 22 recommendations in its Interim Testing and Tracing Report, the committee says that anyone arriving into the country should have their temperature checked.It also wants the quarantine for people entering the State to be monitored more closely.A total of 208 million euro has been allocated for testing and tracing with 84 million already spent by the third of July.This results in an average cost of 98 euro per test.The committee is advising a reduced cost in face masks and flu vaccines, and it would also like to see the analysis of the Covid tracker app made public. By News Highland – August 5, 2020 Pinterest Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest Google+center_img Homepage BannerNews Facebook Previous articleMark Anthony McGinley says Harps have to regroup for PatsNext articleEvening News, Sport, and Obituaries on Wednesday August 5th News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic DL Debate – 24/05/21 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebooklast_img read more