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# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,015 cases as CMO warns of outbreaks arising from symptomatic people socialising
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# Chief Medical Officer

Coronavirus: 1,015 cases as CMO warns of outbreaks arising from symptomatic people socialising

Aug 3rd 2021, 5:34 PM 79,900 Views 120 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 21 May, 2021

'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant
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# Chief Medical Officer

'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant

Updated May 21st 2021, 5:42 PM 154,047 Views 237 Comments

Both case numbers and hospitalisations have remained steady as vaccination continues to roll out.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 3 May, 2021

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'
# What Comes Next
# What Comes Next

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'

May 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 78,750 Views 114 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan has written an open letter to those who are fully vaccinated, advising them to trust in the protection a Covid vaccine gives them.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Dr Holohan says 'no reason' to change his view on possibility of up to 1,000 Covid-19 deaths this month
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Holohan says 'no reason' to change his view on possibility of up to 1,000 Covid-19 deaths this month

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 9:16 PM 58,331 Views 53 Comments

Meanwhile, the latest letter from the Chief Medical Officer said that ‘optimistic’ projections show between 800 and 1,600 cases per day at the end of January.

# chief-medical-officer - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'Don't meet up': Holohan urges people to cut down contacts and avoid crowds
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Don't meet up': Holohan urges people to cut down contacts and avoid crowds

Updated Dec 20th 2020, 1:34 PM 71,987 Views 111 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer urged people to stay at home, not to meet up and to stay away from pubs and restaurants and to avoid crowds.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 18 December, 2020

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'
# Warning
# Warning

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'

Dec 18th 2020, 9:20 AM 39,225 Views 99 Comments

The CMO has written to the government recommending new restrictions after Christmas.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine

Nov 10th 2020, 4:09 PM 20,961 Views 19 Comments

The news yesterday was really positive, but there are practical considerations to bear in mind.

# chief-medical-officer - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Health Minister thanks Ronan Glynn for 'tireless effort' as acting CMO
# Tribute
# Tribute

Health Minister thanks Ronan Glynn for 'tireless effort' as acting CMO

Oct 4th 2020, 1:45 PM 66,414 Views 65 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan is returning as chief medical officer tomorrow.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:19 PM 51,209 Views 56 Comments

Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.

# chief-medical-officer - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn appeals to Dubliners to limit contacts during Covid-19 'window of opportunity'
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# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Ronan Glynn appeals to Dubliners to limit contacts during Covid-19 'window of opportunity'

Sep 12th 2020, 8:41 AM 40,708 Views 101 Comments

“Prioritise the people that you need to see, but keep groups small and see them regularly, rather than meeting lots of different people from lots of different households,” the CMO said.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 24 August, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn: If Covid-19 cases keep increasing, it's only a matter of time before it spreads to vulnerable groups
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Ronan Glynn: If Covid-19 cases keep increasing, it's only a matter of time before it spreads to vulnerable groups

Aug 24th 2020, 9:09 PM 80,226 Views 77 Comments

The Acting Chief Medical Officer noted that they were monitoring the increase of cases in Dublin.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 21 August, 2020

'The virus couldn't care less about anger': Ronan Glynn asks people to look past 'justifiable anger' over golf event
# Oireachtas Golf Society
# Oireachtas Golf Society

'The virus couldn't care less about anger': Ronan Glynn asks people to look past 'justifiable anger' over golf event

Aug 21st 2020, 5:05 PM 71,911 Views 99 Comments

The acting CMO said the event should not have taken place.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message'
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message'

Aug 19th 2020, 8:08 PM 103,395 Views 122 Comments

In his message, Glynn acknowledged that yesterday’s measures may seem “unfair” for a “nation which loves sport”.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 14 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# New Figures
# New Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 14 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 29th 2020, 5:39 PM 60,454 Views 83 Comments

The figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 3 July, 2020

Profile: Who is new Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn?
# Nphet
# Nphet

Profile: Who is new Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn?

Jul 3rd 2020, 4:49 PM 75,447 Views 10 Comments

Glynn is taking over the role after Dr Tony Holohan announced he is stepping aside for family reasons.

'Every home has come to know him': Tributes paid to Dr Tony Holohan as he steps aside to spend time with family
# Thank You Tony
# Thank You Tony

'Every home has come to know him': Tributes paid to Dr Tony Holohan as he steps aside to spend time with family

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 8:59 AM 101,975 Views 49 Comments

Micheál Martin and Simon Harris are among those to thank Dr Holohan.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons
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# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:09 PM 204,441 Views 215 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn has been appointed Acting Chief Medical Officer.

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:01 PM 75,854 Views 52 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the pandemic in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 22 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 66,608 Views 64 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Daily Department of Health briefings to drop to two days a week as Ireland enters Phase Two
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# Tony Holohan

Daily Department of Health briefings to drop to two days a week as Ireland enters Phase Two

Jun 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 25,705 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Health has held daily press briefings since the start of the crisis.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 4 June, 2020

House parties being 'organised with abandon', warns Chief Medical Officer
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

House parties being 'organised with abandon', warns Chief Medical Officer

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 PM 49,888 Views 87 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan was speaking ahead of a planned easing of Covid-19 restrictions on Monday.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Three-month immunity advice for healthcare staff not to be extended to general population
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three-month immunity advice for healthcare staff not to be extended to general population

Jun 3rd 2020, 10:28 PM 34,147 Views 30 Comments

Healthcare staff have been told they can act as if they are immune from Covid-19 for three months after recovering.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 73 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 73 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 27th 2020, 5:43 PM 91,336 Views 140 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer briefed Cabinet ministers earlier today.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 22 May, 2020

Chief Medical Officer says large gatherings of people 'are exactly things we don't want to see'
# Warning
# Warning

Chief Medical Officer says large gatherings of people 'are exactly things we don't want to see'

May 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 41,701 Views 111 Comments

Tony Holohan suggested that the weather this weekend might help people follow the public health rules.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

HSE suspends practice of notifying some employers of Covid test results before informing employees
# Privacy
# Privacy

HSE suspends practice of notifying some employers of Covid test results before informing employees

Updated May 19th 2020, 9:34 PM 47,623 Views 53 Comments

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid said he was aware of one case where test results were shared with an employer.

Dr Tony Holohan: 'We have effectively extinguished the virus from the community'
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Dr Tony Holohan: 'We have effectively extinguished the virus from the community'

May 19th 2020, 3:40 PM 191,004 Views 108 Comments

Community transmission is ‘very, very low’ says the chief medical officer.

# chief-medical-officer - Monday 18 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Phase One
# Phase One

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 18th 2020, 5:40 PM 101,584 Views 137 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on Ireland’s first day in Phase One.

Phase One: Here's what's allowed from today as Covid-19 restrictions eased
# Changes
# Changes

Phase One: Here's what's allowed from today as Covid-19 restrictions eased

May 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 143,907 Views 68 Comments

Hardware stores, garden centres and golf are all a possibility now.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 15 May, 2020

Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores
# Covid19
# Covid19

Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores

May 15th 2020, 4:27 PM 31,337 Views 69 Comments

The use of face coverings will not be made a legal requirement.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions
# Roadmap
# Roadmap

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions

May 13th 2020, 9:04 PM 36,714 Views 58 Comments

The team usually meets on a Friday but the CMO said the government will have a number of considerations to discuss.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 8 May, 2020

Tony Holohan: We know that visitors did not bring the virus into nursing homes
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# Chief Medical Officer

Tony Holohan: We know that visitors did not bring the virus into nursing homes

May 8th 2020, 10:18 AM 39,814 Views 74 Comments

The chief medical officer said that it was always a risk that healthcare staff could spread the virus.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'That's not the meeting I was at': Holohan denies tension with ministers over restrictions
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# Covid19

'That's not the meeting I was at': Holohan denies tension with ministers over restrictions

May 5th 2020, 8:08 PM 38,463 Views 27 Comments

Holohan said the questions he was asked by ministers last week were ‘reasonable and sensible’.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 1 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed

May 1st 2020, 5:39 PM 62,973 Views 79 Comments

The Department of Health has provided an update on the outbreak in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

'I don't anticipate advice will change': Holohan says it's unlikely ease of restrictions will be announced this Friday
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'I don't anticipate advice will change': Holohan says it's unlikely ease of restrictions will be announced this Friday

Apr 29th 2020, 9:19 PM 41,470 Views 108 Comments

The chief medical officer told reporters this evening that NPHET’s advice to the government is unlikely to change.

# chief-medical-officer - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Who's calling the shots? - The role of Ireland's public health emergency team and its key players
# Transparency
# Transparency

Who's calling the shots? - The role of Ireland's public health emergency team and its key players

Apr 25th 2020, 12:10 AM 33,185 Views 54 Comments

The team was convened at the end of January this year to coordinate the country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# chief-medical-officer - Friday 24 April, 2020

Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again
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# Coronavirus

Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again

Apr 24th 2020, 12:00 PM 20,136 Views 42 Comments

The focus now is on residential facilities such as nursing homes.

# chief-medical-officer - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 936 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 936 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:35 PM 150,324 Views 159 Comments

Health officials are giving an update this evening on the outbreak in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 49 deaths and 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: 49 deaths and 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:35 PM 105,956 Views 188 Comments

Health officials have given an update this evening on the spread of the virus in Ireland.

# chief-medical-officer - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone

Apr 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 14,926 Views 27 Comments

Private nursing homes have reported they are struggling to get on-site visits from GPs.

Over half of people with Covid-19 in Ireland have recovered in the community
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Over half of people with Covid-19 in Ireland have recovered in the community

Apr 21st 2020, 7:15 PM 28,990 Views 26 Comments

Tonight, the Chief Medical Officer shared new figures on those who have recovered in Ireland.

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