There has been a sharp increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the Westport area in the last ten days.
The incidence rate per is 740 per 100,000 for 14 days which is higher than Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.
As a result of this significant rise in Westport the HSE are providing a pop up testing site in the town on Friday and Saturday.
The site will be located at Scoil Phádraig on the Newport Road on the town from 10:30am until 5:30pm over the course of the two days.
Chief Officer of Community Healthcare West Breda Crehan-Roche has been telling Midwest News that she is concerned about the high rate of infection in Westport.