North needs to significantly ramp up testing – Foster

 

The First Minister accepts Northern Ireland needs to significantly ramp up its testing for Covid-19.

It's after strong criticism from the Royal College of Nursing and Stormont's health committee about the testing being done up North.

The number of coronavirus cases in the six counties jumped by 85 yesterday, to 774.

And First Minister Arlene Foster acknowledges a better testing regime for the virus is needed: