Don’t seek PCR if antigen tests are negative – Holohan

300,000 PCR tests are now being carried out here every week.

That’s in excess of 5 percent of the population, and is three times more than were being carried out this time last year.

Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan says if you’re a close contact of a positive case but continue to get negative antigen tests for more than 48 hours you don’t need a PCR test………………

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