Buncrana ‘Pop-Up’ Covid 19 testing centre to close on September 29

The Pop-Up Testing Centre at Buncrana will cease operations at 7pm on Wednesday September 29, the HSE has confirmed.

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 6:02 pm
The Pop Up testing centre in Buncrana.

A spokesperson also confirmed that ‘alternative arrangements for a testing facility in Inishowen are being considered by the HSE at this time.’

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They added that from Thursday, September 30, anyone wishing to get a Covid 29 test from the Inishowen area may do so at Letterkenny Community Testing Centre by scheduling a test online at www.hse.ie.

The HSE also confirmed that over 2,000 people were tested for Covid 19 at the centre over the last two weeks, with a positivity rate of 7%, significantly lower than the 25% at its peak.

A total of 1,065 people had been tested in the week ending September 12, with 1098 tested in the week ending September 19.