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Number of positive tests from Drumshanbo pop-up centre revealed

Apr 26, 2021 12:04 By Shannonside News
Number of positive tests from Drumshanbo pop-up centre revealed Number of positive tests from Drumshanbo pop-up centre revealed
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The HSE hopes the outbreak has been largely contained after a number of concerning days for locals in the region

The HSE has confirmed that just a handful of people have tested positive as a result of testing carried out in Drumshanbo over the weekend.

Approximately three-hundred people attended the Mayflower community centre across Friday, Saturday and Sunday last to get tested.

The centre was established in response to a reported Covid outbreak in the south Leitrim community that has resulted in a number of cases among teenagers at a local secondary school.

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Dr Anthony Breslin, public health lead in the north-west, says they are happy with the Covid situation in the region and says just one percent of all tests carried out resulted in a positive case:

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