The conditions in the facility are being described as substandard.
The conditions at a midlands direct provision are described as "wholly inadequate", with 11 reported cases of covid-19.
Fianna Fáil TD, Robert Troy says residents at the Temple Accommodation Centre in Horseleap, Co. Westmeath are sharing bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen facilities.
The Longford-Westmeath deputy says he's aware of 11 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the facility, and residents should be moved into a larger hotel or alternative accommodation to allow for proper isolating.
He says the conditions are inhumane, and the Department of Justice needs to address the issue immediately:
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