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CORONAVIRUS LATEST: Western Trust confirms testing for staff

The COVID testing service is now operational at Altnagelvin for health workers and members of their families displaying symptoms

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: Western Trust confirms testing for staff

The Western Trust has confirmed that staff members are now being tested for COVID-19.

A spokesperson said: "Staff testing is vital to maintain staff attendance at work as well as supporting staff health and well-being.

"COVID Staff Testing service is now operational across the Western Trust with one centre in Altnagelvin Area Hospital and one centre in Enniskillen.

"Testing is for health care workers or a person in their household that they have direct contact with who is displaying COVID symptoms.

"Testing is through an appointment process and the individual will be contacted within 48-72 hours with the result and given advice with regards to returning to work."

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