Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Questions (695)

Denis Naughten

Question:

695. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health the waiting time for a PCR test for a person with symptoms of Covid-19; the waiting time for a PCR test for an asymptomatic close contact of a confirmed case of Covid-19; the waiting time for a PCR test for a symptomatic close contact of a confirmed case of Covid-19; if there is a difference in waiting times for close contacts who are symptomatic and those who are asymptomatic; if so, the reason for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6338/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond to the deputy directly, as soon as possible.