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COVID-19 Outbreaks In Direct Provision Centre Is "Abuse Of Human Rights"

164 residents of direct provision across the country are known to have tested positive.

People Before Profit says the state's actions in dealing with covid-19 outbreaks in the direct provision system is "an abuse of human rights".

164 residents of direct provision across the country are known to have tested positive -- while around 75 people living at one centre in Co Kerry are all being treated as close contacts.

The Longford-Westmeath Robert Troy says he's aware of 11 confirmed cases of coronavirus in  the Temple Acommodation Centre and residents should be moved into a larger hotel or alternative accommodation to allow for proper isolating.

The Movement of Asylum Seekers says residents there are being blamed for failing to socially isolate, but find it impossible to do so.

People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith says the message being given to asylum seekers is "insulting":

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