Could make travelling that bit easier.
One of three new walk-in Covid test centres will open at the Cork Airport Business Park. Irish Covid testing company RocDoc has opened the new centre, along with two others, including Shannon in Co. Clare, and Swords in Dublin.
The new centres will be walk-in only, and are designed to ease the pressure on the national testing system, as well to provide tests for those who are seeking to travel amid new restrictions brought in to cope with the Omicron variant.
The company, which has been providing Covid tests since late last year, currently operates a drive-thru testing centre at the airport. The new location is at Building 4600, Avenue 4000, Cork Airport Business Park.
It has been reported that the three new centres combined will create around 120 new jobs, “many” of which will be in Cork.
Earlier this month, the company highlighted how spiking numbers had increased demand for testing, saying: “Rocdoc is experiencing a major increase in demand for our testing services as case numbers are spiking currently.
“Increasingly individual airlines and countries are demanding specific testing within a shorter timeframe. Queuing times may be longer as a result.”