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#Coronavirus

# coronavirus - Today’s News

The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?

Why was the decision made, and what sort of risks were being balanced? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

24 more pubs found to be in potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions

Gardaí said there has been “widespread compliance by licenced premises” to regulations.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 50 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest Covid-19 figures were released by the Department of Health today.

From The42 Arsenal announce decision to make 55 staff redundant Bad News

Arsenal announce decision to make 55 staff redundant

Club points to severe drops in broadcast revenue as the main reason for the plan.

Unemployment rate - including those on PUP - stands at 16.7% CSO

Unemployment rate - including those on PUP - stands at 16.7%

Just over 41% of people in the labour force aged between 15 and 24 were unemployed in July.

New clusters in meat plants, direct provision centres and among Traveller community

There is also concern about a shift in the location of cases away from the greater Dublin region.

Lockdown restrictions to be reimposed on Aberdeen after coronavirus cluster

All indoor and outdoor hospitality has been told to close by 5pm today.

Donnelly expects 'very little need' to police wearing of face coverings

Face masks will become mandatory in all shops and retail centres from Monday.

Health Minister says there is 'international evidence' that reopening the pubs would see cases increase

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has also said there is not guarantee that pubs will reopen this year.

Poll: Do you agree with the latest measures taken by government to curb the spread of Covid-19? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the latest measures taken by government to curb the spread of Covid-19?

The Taoiseach said yesterday he had “enormous sympathy” for the plight of publicans.

Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds

“It is important to say that this work is at a very hypothetical stage,” Professor Christoph Lees said.

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector Exclusive

Part two of Noteworthy’s investigation examines pay and conditions of these frontline workers, as well as profits made by providers.

# coronavirus - Yesterday’s News

Small aerosol droplets could penetrate PPE, scientists warn

“PPE is an effective barrier to large droplets but may be less effective for small ones,” an academic surgeon said.

Restaurants and pubs serving food will have to close at 11pm from Monday, Taoiseach says

The government has decided against allowing pubs that don’t serve food to reopen on 10 August.

Blow to weddings and sport as government extends restrictions on public gatherings

Limits on 50 people indoors and 200 people outdoors are to remain.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

PPE grant now available for people with cystic fibrosis

The grant of €100 per applicant is available from Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.

Donald Trump says US is 'lower than the world' in Covid-19 deaths as proportion of cases

A 30 minute interview of the US president was aired by HBO yesterday.

Nearly 70% of people would take a Covid-19 vaccine, according to new poll

The poll surveyed 2,000 people in July.

Pizza Express eyes restaurant closures in UK, but Milano in Ireland to stay open

Pizza Express operates the Milano restaurants in Ireland.

Poll: Should all pubs be allowed to reopen on 10 August? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all pubs be allowed to reopen on 10 August?

NPHET is to deliver its advice on the matter to the government today.

Millions in Philippines latest to be hit with stay-at-home order as cases soar internationally

The World Health Organisation has warned against relying on a vaccine as a ‘silver bullet’ to end the pandemic.

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic Exclusive

Part one of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation shows that many carers took a pay hit and felt unsupported during the Covid-19 crisis.

# coronavirus - Monday 3 August, 2020

All children who are not at-risk expected to return to school, and can miss a max of 20 days off school

This includes children whose parents or other relatives may be at risk, or who may be anxious about the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cabinet to discuss dropping countries from Green List and random testing at airports

Malta and Cyprus are among the countries that may be removed from Ireland’s green list this week.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 46 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

Opinion: Government must break down the bureaucratic walls faced by teachers returning to Ireland

One experience teacher who returned from Australia said she battled the Teaching Council to be allowed transfer her qualifications to Ireland, but eventually gave up.

State body that enforces Covid-19 guidelines in workplaces has issued 54 prohibition notices in last six weeks Hsa

State body that enforces Covid-19 guidelines in workplaces has issued 54 prohibition notices in last six weeks

Covid-19 inspectors from the HSA have inspected over 1,500 workplaces since mid-June.

# coronavirus - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Health Minister says random testing at airports is to be introduced

Stephen Donnelly refused to be drawn on the impending decision on whether to allow pubs to reopen.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 53 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Today’s case numbers mean the five-day average is now 47.

'State of disaster' and strict curfew declared in Melbourne amid growing coronavirus outbreak Covid-19 This post contains videos

'State of disaster' and strict curfew declared in Melbourne amid growing coronavirus outbreak

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews blamed the continuing rise in cases on people flouting stay-at-home orders.

Opinion: The food service industry must handle Covid-19 hygiene risks with plastic-free packaging

Tommy McLoughlin of Butterfly Cup outlines why the fight to get rid of plastic must continue in the midst of the Covid-19 changes.

# coronavirus - Saturday 1 August, 2020

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'

Glynn has also asked workplaces to review their procedures and protocols.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Today’s case numbers come on the back of 38 cases being confirmed yesterday and 85 on Thursday.

Covid 'trade off': Pubs in England may have to close again so schools can reopen On The Limit This post contains videos

Covid 'trade off': Pubs in England may have to close again so schools can reopen

More than 4,000 new cases were occurring daily last week in England.

# coronavirus - Friday 31 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 38 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

Cross-border approach to Covid-19 apps hailed as 'world first' by health minister

The Irish and Northern Irish contact-tracing apps can work together.

Oxford researchers say new artificial intelligence test could identify coronavirus within one hour

Researchers said the tool accurately predicted a patient’s Covid-19 status in more than 90% of cases.

'Don't be scared': HSE chief urges public to be diligent this weekend after sharp increase in Covid-19 cases

Eighty-five new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed yesterday in a worrying escalation.

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