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Irish GPs report large increase in Covid-19 test requests following Bank Holiday weekend

GPs have reported a large increase in the number of patients seeking referral for Covid-19 testing since the August bank holiday weekend.

They have seen a large increase in the number of patients with symptoms and an increase in the number of cases being referred per doctor since the weekend.

The number of people in hospital with confirmed or suspected cases of Covid-19 has fallen slightly. However, the number of people in ICU has risen in recent days.

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