Five walk-in covid testing centres will open tomorrow in areas where covid transmission has been high.
Four will be in Dublin, the National Aquatic Centre Car Park in Blanchardstown, the HSE Phoenix Care Centre car park in Grangegorman, Tallaght Stadium and Irishtown Stadium.
The fifth will be at Aura Leisure Centre in Tullamore, Co Offaly. People with no symptoms of covid and are within 5km of the locations can attend.
Meanwhile, concerns are being raised about people meeting up more and increasing their close contacts.