On Air Now Roy Jennings 3:00pm - 7:00pm Playing Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Pretenders
Now Playing Pretenders Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Westmeath Doctor Says Self-Isolating Is More Important Than Getting Tested

She says there's no benefit to reopening testing centres.

There's no benefit to reopening walk-in covid testing centres, according to a midlands doctor.

The current demand for PCR tests has left people waiting days for an appointment.

However, Athlone-based GP Deirdre Forde says it's more pressing that people with symptoms self-isolate, than get tested.

She says the limited testing capacity should be reserved for catching asymptomatic cases:

More from Midlands News