Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (843)

Catherine Connolly

Ceist:

843. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Health the reason Irish-produced Covid-19 testing kits with a 99% accuracy rate and a result in ten minutes are not being used in place of the PCR test which is known to produce many false positives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26608/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

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