Caution felt about removal of serial Covid testing in nursing homes

An advocacy group for vulnerable adults says it's "cautious" about the removal of serial Covid testing in nursing homes.

The HSE's to stop carrying out mass testing in homes that meet strict criteria in relation to vaccination rates among residents and staff.

Data shows nursing homes with high levels of vaccination have a positivity rate of just 0.1 percent.

Sage Executive Director Sarah Lennon says strict infection control measures will still be needed: