New 'Pop-Up' Testing Centres Set Up In Kildare And Laois

It's to tackle the recent outbreaks of Covid-19 in the region

The facilities, in Newbridge and Portlaoise, are being operated by the National Ambulance Service.

It comes as tough new restrictions are re-introduced in the counties along with Offaly for the next two weeks after a spike in cases.

Gardai are also carrying out checkpoints on various routes to ensure compliance.

Head of the HSE, Paul Reid, says the actions are necessary:

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