Almost one-third of nursing homes in Ireland have the Covid-19 virus, the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) said on Thursday.
- Vivienne Clarke, Paul Cullen
- The Irish Times
Mary Dunnion, chief inspector of social services with Hiqa, told RTÉ radio’s Morning Ireland staffing is a real issue for nursing-home providers and that speedier testing would be of benefit.
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