Free PCR tests cost HSE over €1 billion

It has cost the HSE over €1 billion to provide free PCR tests for Covid to the public.

Over 11.3 million tests have been carried out to date, within the public system.

The total cost includes referral and swabbing fees, reading the results, and transport charges.

Donegal GP Ciarán Ó Fearraigh says the tests have had a crucial role in the fight against Covid:

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