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# close-contacts - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Close contact tracing conducted in over 100 schools last week as cases in young people rise
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# Education

Close contact tracing conducted in over 100 schools last week as cases in young people rise

Mar 16th 2021, 6:11 PM 27,798 Views 18 Comments

The positivity rate after mass testing in schools last week was 2.4%.

# close-contacts - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

NPHET recommends new testing regime to reduce number of days of restricted movement for close contacts
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# Close Contacts

NPHET recommends new testing regime to reduce number of days of restricted movement for close contacts

Feb 10th 2021, 2:37 PM 16,412 Views 6 Comments

NPHET has written to Government.

# close-contacts - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Tracing the start of the Third Wave: Over 3,000 close contact tests from socialising in November and early December
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# Close Contacts

Tracing the start of the Third Wave: Over 3,000 close contact tests from socialising in November and early December

Jan 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 57,490 Views 46 Comments

Household settings made up the largest number of close contacts referred for a Day 0 test.

# close-contacts - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

HSE says cases need to drop at a 'consistent level' before it can resume testing close contacts
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE says cases need to drop at a 'consistent level' before it can resume testing close contacts

Jan 27th 2021, 5:55 PM 19,020 Views 29 Comments

Covid-19 testing criteria for close contacts changed last month.

# close-contacts - Sunday 22 November, 2020

'It's a very big worry' - Ireland women's squad affected by Covid-19 ahead of Germany qualifier
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'It's a very big worry' - Ireland women's squad affected by Covid-19 ahead of Germany qualifier

Nov 22nd 2020, 2:18 PM 4,899 Views 0 Comments

While none of Vera Pauw’s squad have tested positive for coronavirus yet, a number have been ruled out of the final group game.

# close-contacts - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts
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# Close Contacts

Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts

Nov 7th 2020, 2:24 PM 98,402 Views 55 Comments

Limits on the number of close contacts could be used to keep transmission low after Level 5 restrictions are eased.

# close-contacts - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

CMO and Deputy CMO lay out the figures behind Covid-19 testing in schools
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# Close Contact Testing

CMO and Deputy CMO lay out the figures behind Covid-19 testing in schools

Oct 20th 2020, 7:07 PM 72,247 Views 67 Comments

Close contact testing in schools has yielded a positivity rate of 2.8%.

Half of close contacts not showing up for second Covid-19 test
# Testing And Tracing
# Testing And Tracing

Half of close contacts not showing up for second Covid-19 test

Oct 20th 2020, 6:14 PM 48,598 Views 75 Comments

Close contacts are tested twice whether they have symptoms or not.

# close-contacts - Thursday 24 September, 2020

HSE urges people to reduce contacts with average for positive case now at six
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# Covid19

HSE urges people to reduce contacts with average for positive case now at six

Sep 24th 2020, 3:54 PM 27,201 Views 28 Comments

CEO Paul Reid said the numbers failing to turn up for their swab appointments has reduced now.

# close-contacts - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

'A real cause of concern': One in four close contacts failing to show up for first Covid-19 test
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# Testing

'A real cause of concern': One in four close contacts failing to show up for first Covid-19 test

Jul 22nd 2020, 4:15 PM 25,587 Views 41 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid has said contact tracing teams now have to spend time convincing close contacts to go for a test.

# close-contacts - Friday 5 June, 2020

HSE says just one meat plant where contact tracing is at '60-70%'
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# Close Contacts

HSE says just one meat plant where contact tracing is at '60-70%'

Jun 5th 2020, 8:46 AM 19,935 Views 18 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said yesterday that there “are a number of cases in which there are contact and communications difficulties”.

# close-contacts - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'It's not surprising there's confusion': Glynn aims to provide clarity on 'two-hours-in-a-room' guidance
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# Close Contacts

'It's not surprising there's confusion': Glynn aims to provide clarity on 'two-hours-in-a-room' guidance

May 20th 2020, 8:39 PM 32,253 Views 32 Comments

If someone attended a two-hour meeting and was then diagnosed, others in the room could be considered close contacts and have to self-isolate.

# close-contacts - Monday 18 May, 2020

Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms

May 18th 2020, 8:41 AM 24,024 Views 13 Comments

The move has been welcomed as Ireland starts to slowly ease restrictions.