Mayo Sinn Fein deputy Rose Conway Walsh in the last number of days has experienced first-hand the GP contact, setting up of a Covid test and securing a result. She describes the system in Mayo as very efficient.
The deputy says the increase in cases of the virus in the community is of real concern.
She told Midwest News today that she believes this third wave of the virus is more worrying than at any other stage of the pandemic.
She pleaded with everyone to reduce their contacts now