The Health Minister to bring a memo to cabinet proposing a subsidy of up to €3 per test.
The Chief Medical Officer is urging people to not use antigen tests to give themselves the all-clear if they're showing symptoms of Covid-19.
It comes as reports emerged Health Minister Stephen Donnelly will bring a memo to cabinet proposing a government subsidy of up to €3 per test.
This could make antigen tests available for as little as €1 in discount stores such as Aldi and Lidl.
Pharmacist, former Fine Gael TD and Westmeath's Kate O'Connell fears people are using antigen tests to serve their own agenda: