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Covid-19 Patients' Close Contacts To Be Tested Even If They Don't Have Symptoms

Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

9:56 AM - 18 May 2020



From today, close contacts of people with Covid-19 will be tested for the virus even if they don't have symptoms.

The Irish College of General Practitioners says that it was informed of the changes to the contact tracing process by the HSE yesterday.

It means that a patient's close contacts will be tested for the virus on Day 1 and Day 7, whether or not they have symptoms.



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