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Health Service Has Recorded Its Highest Covid Daily Testing Total.

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More than 23,000 tests were carried out in the community.

The head of the HSE says the health service recorded it's highest daily testing volume of the pandemic on Monday.

More than 23,000 tests were carried out in the community, with the total figure said to be above 30,000 when serial and hospital testing's included.

CEO Paul Reid says it's an 'extremely high rate' and capacity will have to be monitored over the coming days.

Maynooth University Immunology Professor, Paul Moynagh, says it'll continue to be an important tool in the fight against covid for many months

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