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#Coronavirus

# coronavirus - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 39,325 Views 48 Comments

53 people with Covid-19 are in hospital.

Debunked: Yes, coronavirus antibodies protect against 'infection of the lung'
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Yes, coronavirus antibodies protect against 'infection of the lung'

Fri 6:00 AM 16,846 Views 12 Comments

A video shared online claimed that because antibodies produced as a result of the vaccine are in the blood, they don’t protect against Covid infection. This is false.

# coronavirus - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?

Thu 5:11 PM 9,657 Views 0 Comments

Registration for this group will be open from Sunday.

Over 10,000 daily Covid cases recorded in UK for first time in four months
# Rising Figures
# Rising Figures

Over 10,000 daily Covid cases recorded in UK for first time in four months

Thu 5:04 PM 17,255 Views 29 Comments

The death rate remains low, however, with 19 fatalities recorded today.

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again
# Red C
# Red C

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again

Thu 6:00 AM 9,376 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

# coronavirus - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 329 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 329 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Wed 5:08 PM 38,052 Views 52 Comments

57 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today.

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing

Wed 12:05 AM 21,605 Views 56 Comments

A meeting of the Oireachtas Transport committee last week heard from numerous experts advocating their use.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 4:59 PM 44,304 Views 55 Comments

60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, with 23 in ICU.

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots
# RCSI
# RCSI

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots

Tue 7:07 AM 43,805 Views 8 Comments

The work was led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

# coronavirus - Monday 14 June, 2021

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks

Mon 9:29 PM 39,248 Views 45 Comments

It comes as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to delay reopening plans by four weeks.

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 4:58 PM 51,989 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health today also confirmed there are 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 23 in ICU.

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

Mon 7:32 AM 29,709 Views 22 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

# coronavirus - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 13th 2021, 3:34 PM 47,259 Views 101 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?
# Holidays
# Holidays

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?

Jun 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 29,316 Views 30 Comments

The cert will allow free travel for vaccinated people as well as those who have had a recent negative PCR test.

# coronavirus - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 12th 2021, 3:37 PM 63,234 Views 78 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# coronavirus - Friday 11 June, 2021

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 10:37 PM 34,756 Views 37 Comments

The leaders gathered in Cornwall will agree the ‘Carbis Bay Declaration’ tomorrow.

Coronavirus: 319 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 319 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 6:41 PM 41,983 Views 50 Comments

60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today.

# coronavirus - Thursday 10 June, 2021

'A symbolic moment for the Irish music industry' as James Vincent McMorrow plays pilot live gig
# Pilot Event
# Pilot Event

'A symbolic moment for the Irish music industry' as James Vincent McMorrow plays pilot live gig

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 11:30 PM 49,938 Views 51 Comments

The special guest was Sorcha Richardson. Here’s our report from the Iveagh Gardens.

# coronavirus - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,817 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators
# Covid Support
# Covid Support

€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators

Jun 9th 2021, 9:05 PM 22,013 Views 44 Comments

The package will provide €3 million for the continued waiver of vehicle licence fees in 2022.

UK records highest number of daily coronavirus cases since late February

UK records highest number of daily coronavirus cases since late February

Jun 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 38,561 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland has today recorded its lowest daily figures since 14 December.

Coronavirus: Lowest daily figures since mid-December as 259 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Lowest daily figures since mid-December as 259 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 9th 2021, 5:31 PM 53,616 Views 104 Comments

76 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, including 27 in ICU.

Opinion: 'I'm worried about the kids who are stepping over needles and broken bottles to get to school'
# YOUTH WORKERS
# YOUTH WORKERS

Opinion: 'I'm worried about the kids who are stepping over needles and broken bottles to get to school'

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 2:45 PM 21,210 Views 2 Comments

Dublin youth worker Declan Keenan says Covid has set their work back extensively and many children are paying the price.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s
# England
# England

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s

Jun 8th 2021, 10:39 PM 25,742 Views 5 Comments

NHS England said the National Booking Service had 493,000 appointments reserved by midday today.

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland
# Progress
# Progress

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland

Jun 8th 2021, 5:32 PM 44,703 Views 27 Comments

Around 25% of the adult population are fully vaccinated.

Coronavirus: 271 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 271 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 8th 2021, 4:13 PM 50,547 Views 78 Comments

77 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today.

Coronavirus: Round-up of the latest on vaccinations, hospitalisations and reopenings
# Updates
# Updates

Coronavirus: Round-up of the latest on vaccinations, hospitalisations and reopenings

Jun 8th 2021, 12:23 PM 15,747 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on all of the recent Covid-related figures.

Daily coronavirus cases in India dip below 100,000
# India
# India

Daily coronavirus cases in India dip below 100,000

Jun 8th 2021, 9:23 AM 10,185 Views 12 Comments

India peaked at adding more than 400,000 cases a day in May, but new infections and deaths have declined across the country since then.

# coronavirus - Monday 7 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 7th 2021, 3:25 PM 51,265 Views 50 Comments

69 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, including 26 people in ICU.

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces
# Beer Gardens
# Beer Gardens

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces

Jun 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,926 Views 28 Comments
  • Reporter Hayley Halpin chats to publicans ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining today.
  • Some wet pubs will be reopening for the first time in 15 months.
  • One-metre distance is required between tables for outdoor service and there is no time-limit if this is in place.

# coronavirus - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Career Coaching: A woman rejoining the workforce needs advice on Zoom interviews
# A New Column
# A New Column

Career Coaching: A woman rejoining the workforce needs advice on Zoom interviews

Jun 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,094 Views 8 Comments

In our new regular Voices column, career expert Sarah Geraghty offers advice to our readers who would like a change to their working life.

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 6th 2021, 3:03 PM 50,179 Views 96 Comments

70 patients are in hospital with Covid-19, including 27 people in intensive care units.

Publicans face challenge after ‘irreplaceable’ staff lost during pandemic
# Reopening
# Reopening

Publicans face challenge after ‘irreplaceable’ staff lost during pandemic

Jun 6th 2021, 1:34 PM 42,464 Views 64 Comments

Bars across the country can reopen tomorrow to serve customers outdoors.

Face masks, pods and a two-metre rule: This is how the Leaving Cert exams will work this year
# Covid Precautions
# Covid Precautions

Face masks, pods and a two-metre rule: This is how the Leaving Cert exams will work this year

Jun 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 15,799 Views 11 Comments

While some students have opted for Accredited Grades, thousands will sit their Leaving Cert examinations this month.

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents

Jun 6th 2021, 12:47 AM 45,309 Views 96 Comments

Gardaí say they came under fire on South Anne Street and Temple Bar.

Covid-19, Ireland and China: Why aren't we using the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19, Ireland and China: Why aren't we using the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines?

Jun 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 47,088 Views 22 Comments

Priscilla Lynch looks at Chinese-Irish relations during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# coronavirus - Friday 4 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 529 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 529 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 4th 2021, 5:04 PM 70,735 Views 108 Comments

This is the first time the daily case report has exceeded 500 in the last fortnight.

# coronavirus - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Figures
# Figures

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 6:28 PM 55,117 Views 71 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection
# Immunity
# Immunity

Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 24,619 Views 35 Comments

Increasing the period of presumptive immunity from six to nine months would have “widespread positive implications for people”.

Emergency Covid-19 powers extended after narrowly passing Dáil vote
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Emergency Covid-19 powers extended after narrowly passing Dáil vote

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:29 AM 19,974 Views 42 Comments

After November the powers can be rolled over for a further three months, but will not go beyond next February.

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