McConalogue confirms resumption of Covid testing in meat factories

The HSE has resumed serial Covid-19 testing of all staff in meat processing factories.


SIPTU says there have been 1,500 cases among workers and 31 separate outbreaks in these settings.


Last week the mass testing regime was suspended, due to an increase in suspected cases in the community.


Agriculture Minister and Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue says the programme resumed on Monday: