But a midlands TD is still voicing concern over contact tracing.
No deaths have been reported from a number of covid-19 clusters in meat factories in the midlands.
Three facilities in the region are among 20 in Ireland that have confirmed cases, with more than 1,000 patients now linked to outbreaks in these settings.
Of those, 29 have spent time in hospital while seven have been admitted to ICU.
Independent Roscommon/Galway TD Denis Naughten is concerned by the HSE's transparency with regard to the contact tracing of workers: