Over 336,000 Irish people suffering with long Covid

There are claims the health service could grind to a halt because of Long Covid.

Figures show there are more than 336,000 people nationally suffering from the long-term affects of the virus.

It follows repeated calls for dedicated Long Covid treatment centres.

However, Roscommon-Galway Independent TD, Denis Naughten, says they’ve never been properly staffed:

“We’ve been promised since last September that there would be a series of a long Covid clinics established across this country. Today, the ones that are in place don’t have a full staffing complement and there is no referral pathway for GPs.”


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