COVID Test Centre To Relocate In South Tipp

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The Covid Testing centre in Clonmel will move from Moyle Rovers GAA ground to a new location on the grounds of Tipperary University Hospital (Heywood Road Entrance).

The new location will be operational from Friday 1st July.

The COVID-19 Testing Centres in Clonmel and the other four throughout the South East will continue to be open seven days per week and appointments can be made on the HSE website.

The HSE is continuing to urge those who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine or a booster and who have not yet received it to get their vaccine.

In county Tipperary there are 32 GP practices and 24 pharmacies delivering the vaccine.

A walk in vaccination clinic continues at Gortnafleur in Clonmel at the former Kentz facility.

Details can be found on the HSE website for testing or vaccinations.

HSE mobile vaccination teams will continue to deliver vaccination doses to those who are homebound and residents of long term residential care centres and nursing homes.

The HSE may also put in place a number of pop-up vaccination teams that will be available to support particular locations if access to vaccination becomes a challenge.

The latest data shows that there are 697people in hospital today with or because of Covid19 and 21 of these are in ICU.

There were almost 34,000 Covid19 tests completed in the 7 days to June 25th and these reveal a positivity rate of 31.4%