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# clusters - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste

Jan 21st 2021, 1:30 PM 27,625 Views 42 Comments

‘They didn’t come in Covid positive, they picked up Covid while in the hospital,’ said Leo Varadkar.

# clusters - Friday 16 October, 2020

Post-match parties and house gatherings: Where GPs notice Covid outbreaks originating
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Post-match parties and house gatherings: Where GPs notice Covid outbreaks originating

Oct 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 50,730 Views 53 Comments

A GP said one outbreak was linked to match celebrations where team members drank shots out of a championship cup.

# clusters - Thursday 15 October, 2020

There are 2,475 'open' outbreaks of Covid-19 in Ireland with 522 new outbreaks notified last week
# HPSC
# HPSC

There are 2,475 'open' outbreaks of Covid-19 in Ireland with 522 new outbreaks notified last week

Oct 15th 2020, 11:45 AM 27,547 Views 33 Comments

The HPSC published its latest report on outbreaks and clusters in Ireland this morning.

# clusters - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told
# Clusters
# Clusters

Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:49 PM 29,080 Views 39 Comments

Alan Kelly TD said we can’t have a situation where workers are going into meat plants having taken paracetamol or Calpol to hide their temperature.

# clusters - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Estimated 400 out of 1,250 Covid-19 cases in past 14 days connected to meat factories or direct provision
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Estimated 400 out of 1,250 Covid-19 cases in past 14 days connected to meat factories or direct provision

Aug 18th 2020, 9:13 PM 36,856 Views 45 Comments

Earlier today, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly confirmed a further 120 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# clusters - Friday 14 August, 2020

What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield

Aug 14th 2020, 4:15 PM 59,675 Views 42 Comments

A number of counties are experiencing new outbreaks, but smaller in scale compared to the counties where restrictions are in place.

# clusters - Friday 7 August, 2020

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect

Aug 7th 2020, 6:27 PM 43,700 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach addressed the country after 6pm this evening.

# clusters - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Increase in proportion of Covid-19 close contacts failing to take up offer of test
# Covid Testing
# Covid Testing

Increase in proportion of Covid-19 close contacts failing to take up offer of test

Jul 16th 2020, 1:28 PM 31,223 Views 67 Comments

Public health officials have identified a number of clusters in recent days.

# clusters - Monday 6 July, 2020

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike
# Clusters
# Clusters

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike

Jul 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 25,035 Views 9 Comments

Victoria – home to more than 6.6 million people – announced a record 127 new cases today.

# clusters - Sunday 31 May, 2020

'It wouldn't be a failure': Why there may be more clusters as Ireland re-opens and the plan to manage them
# Through The Phases
# Through The Phases

'It wouldn't be a failure': Why there may be more clusters as Ireland re-opens and the plan to manage them

May 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 78,422 Views 30 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said this week we’re “better placed” now to deal with an outbreak or cluster now than we may have been in February.

# clusters - Monday 25 May, 2020

Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April
# Clusters
# Clusters

Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April

May 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,885 Views 25 Comments

Many complainants raised concerns about social distancing and infection control measures in homes as the virus spread.

# clusters - Friday 22 May, 2020

NPHET to meet to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in meat factories
# Clusters
# Clusters

NPHET to meet to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in meat factories

May 22nd 2020, 8:49 AM 16,774 Views 32 Comments

Last night it emerged that 828 workers have been diagnosed across the country.

# clusters - Friday 8 May, 2020

Ten clusters and 566 cases of Covid-19 have been identified at meat processing plants
# Meat Processors
# Meat Processors

Ten clusters and 566 cases of Covid-19 have been identified at meat processing plants

May 8th 2020, 7:56 PM 107,973 Views 74 Comments

The figures emerged during a briefing from health officials this evening.

# clusters - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'It's distressing for families': Call for repeat Covid-19 testing in nursing homes
# Clusters
# Clusters

'It's distressing for families': Call for repeat Covid-19 testing in nursing homes

May 2nd 2020, 6:00 AM 13,883 Views 6 Comments

Over 200 clusters of the virus have been reported in nursing homes to date.

# clusters - Friday 1 May, 2020

Several Covid-19 clusters reported at meat processing plants
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Several Covid-19 clusters reported at meat processing plants

Updated May 1st 2020, 4:19 PM 103,066 Views 97 Comments

The agriculture minister confirmed that there are six clusters at meat processing plants.

# clusters - Thursday 9 April, 2020

89-year-old man who died in nursing home had been waiting 15 days for Covid-19 test result
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

89-year-old man who died in nursing home had been waiting 15 days for Covid-19 test result

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 59,350 Views 62 Comments

Jerry Ryan’s family said some eight residents are also waiting for their results back.

# clusters - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country
# HPSC
# HPSC

Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 2:15 PM 57,049 Views 98 Comments

Figures correct as of midnight on Wednesday were released this morning by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

# clusters - Friday 3 April, 2020

New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes

Apr 3rd 2020, 12:29 PM 29,239 Views 20 Comments

Nursing homes now account for 23.8% of Covid-19 clusters in the country.

# clusters - Monday 30 March, 2020

Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes
# Nursing Homes Ireland
# Nursing Homes Ireland

Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes

Updated Mar 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 38,387 Views 57 Comments

Minister Simon Harris met with representatives of nursing homes today to discuss their role in the Covid-19 crisis.

# clusters - Monday 23 March, 2020

Names of towns and regions where Covid-19 clusters are should be released, says Martin
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Names of towns and regions where Covid-19 clusters are should be released, says Martin

Mar 23rd 2020, 4:46 PM 49,564 Views 70 Comments

Martin said it might change public behaviour if people know their areas have been affected.