41% of people in Kerry now covered by a medical card

41% of the population of Kerry are now covered by a medical card, according to new figures from the Health Service Executive. There are now almost 60,000 people in the county who health expenses are covered by a medical card. medical card That represents a decrease of just over 1,000 on a year ago. However, the number of GP visit cards in Kerry rose by 7 per cent over the past year. 5,084 people in the county now have access to a GP visit card, the HSE figures show.