General Practitioners are reminding the public that you can still organise a Covid-19 test even though it's a bank holiday.

Out of hours services are in operation throughout the weekend, and will engage with patients over the phone.

While those who aren't sure who to contact can call their local general hospital for advice.

The Department of Health's latest figures show an additional 45 cases of the virus in the Republic.

There are seven new confirmed cases in Mayo

Of the new cases reported yesterday, 77 per cent are under 45 years of age, with half aged between 25 and 44.

18 of the new cases are associated with outbreaks or close contacts of a confirmed case.

Dr. Ray Walley from the HSE's GP Advisory Committee says anyone who has symptoms must isolate first.


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