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Over 150 people attend pop-up Covid test centre in Mullingar

Apr 15, 2021 07:04 By Shannonside News
Over 150 people attend pop-up Covid test centre in Mullingar Over 150 people attend pop-up Covid test centre in Mullingar
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The centre at St Loman's is facilitating people with and without an appointment for a number of days

Close to 160 people attended the pop-up Covid-19 testing centre in Mullingar during its first day in operation yesterday.

159 people attended the facility at St. Loman's Health Campus yesterday while a further 53 people used the drive-through testing service.

People who are asymptomatic, over the age of 16 and live within close proximity to St Loman's Health Campus are eligible to take a covid test at the centre. The centre is to remain open until next Tuesday from 9am until 5pm each day.

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The free test is designed to identify asymptomatic cases of the virus so health experts can better examine the spread of covid-19 in the community.

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