40% of population of Kerry has a medical card

medical cardThe number of people in possession of a medical card in Kerry is now just over 58,000 (FOR WEB: 58,224) That’s 40 percent of the population of the county. Meanwhile, almost 13,000 people in the county (FOR WEB: 12,729) now hold a GP visit card which covers the cost of visits to a doctor only. The figures were made available to Radio Kerry News by the Health Services Executive.