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#Coronavirus

# coronavirus - April April 2022

Coronavirus: 2,778 new cases and 599 patients in hospital, including 39 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 2,778 new cases and 599 patients in hospital, including 39 in ICU

Updated Apr 22nd 2022, 6:15 PM 19,465 Views 14 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.

Longest known Covid-19 infection lasted 505 days, study finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Longest known Covid-19 infection lasted 505 days, study finds

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:52 PM 25,084 Views 40 Comments

The person first tested positive in early 2020 and continued to test positive until their death in 2021.

Appointments for second Covid-19 booster vaccines to begin from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Appointments for second Covid-19 booster vaccines to begin from today

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:23 AM 40,406 Views 45 Comments

It follows guidance from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC).

Coronavirus: 3,035 new cases and 654 patients in hospital, including 37 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 3,035 new cases and 654 patients in hospital, including 37 in ICU

Apr 21st 2022, 3:27 PM 14,677 Views 19 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.

Coronavirus: 3,348 new cases and 706 patients in hospital, including 42 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 3,348 new cases and 706 patients in hospital, including 42 in ICU

Apr 20th 2022, 5:54 PM 15,969 Views 5 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.

Coronavirus: 14,486 new cases and 750 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 14,486 new cases and 750 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU

Apr 19th 2022, 3:18 PM 22,706 Views 33 Comments

The Department of Health announced the latest figures from the Easter break this afternoon.

‘No further action’ to be taken over Nicola Sturgeon’s face mask breach
# Scotland
# Scotland

‘No further action’ to be taken over Nicola Sturgeon’s face mask breach

Apr 18th 2022, 6:34 PM 15,535 Views 6 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister apologised as Police Scotland confirmed it had spoken to Ms Sturgeon.

Shanghai reports first deaths in latest Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Shanghai reports first deaths in latest Covid-19 outbreak

Apr 18th 2022, 9:47 AM 25,284 Views 18 Comments

All three who died had not been vaccinated against the virus and were elderly.

Nicola Sturgeon reported to police over apparent face mask law breach
# Scotland
# Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon reported to police over apparent face mask law breach

Apr 17th 2022, 6:31 PM 39,322 Views 16 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister was visiting a barber’s while canvassing.

Shutdowns spread in China as Covid infections rise
# China
# China

Shutdowns spread in China as Covid infections rise

Apr 15th 2022, 8:51 AM 28,702 Views 17 Comments

The government reported 29,411 new cases yesterday.

Denis Naughten: The only winners in the Holohan job debacle will be large consultancy firms
# Science Advice
# Science Advice

Denis Naughten: The only winners in the Holohan job debacle will be large consultancy firms

Apr 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 24,715 Views 21 Comments

The independent TD says the mishandling of a potential move by the CMO to Trinity College is a wasted opportunity.

Coronavirus: 4,195 new cases and 904 patients in hospital, including 57 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 4,195 new cases and 904 patients in hospital, including 57 in ICU

Apr 14th 2022, 3:30 PM 15,675 Views 14 Comments

The Department of Health is advising people to continue to follow public health advice over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

Coronavirus: 4,728 new cases and 933 patients in hospital, including 58 in ICU
# Covid Cases
# Covid Cases

Coronavirus: 4,728 new cases and 933 patients in hospital, including 58 in ICU

Apr 13th 2022, 3:20 PM 14,101 Views 5 Comments

The Department of Health announced the latest figures in a statement this afternoon.

Shanghai lockdown eased following reports of disorder
# China
# China

Shanghai lockdown eased following reports of disorder

Apr 13th 2022, 2:37 PM 10,274 Views 3 Comments

About 6.6 million people can go outdoors, but some must stay in their own neighbourhoods in the Chinese city.

Coronavirus: 4,761 new cases and 1,004 patients in hospital, including 53 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 4,761 new cases and 1,004 patients in hospital, including 53 in ICU

Apr 12th 2022, 3:20 PM 15,820 Views 5 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.

US orders consular staff to leave Shanghai amid Covid-19 surge
# China
# China

US orders consular staff to leave Shanghai amid Covid-19 surge

Apr 12th 2022, 7:18 AM 15,295 Views 6 Comments

The US State Department said the order is an upgrade from the “authorised” departure issued last week that made the decision voluntary.

Coronavirus: 12,208 new cases reported since Friday and 1,081 patients in hospital
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 12,208 new cases reported since Friday and 1,081 patients in hospital

Apr 11th 2022, 5:03 PM 21,228 Views 16 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the figures this afternoon.

'Disappointing' to have no nursing or midwifery member on new Covid advisory group, INMO says
# Nurses
# Nurses

'Disappointing' to have no nursing or midwifery member on new Covid advisory group, INMO says

Apr 9th 2022, 2:39 PM 17,851 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Health yesterday confirmed the details of the new Covid-19 Advisory Group that will include members such as Professor Luke O’Neill.

Coronavirus: 5,883 new cases and 1,182 patients in hospital, including 58 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 5,883 new cases and 1,182 patients in hospital, including 58 in ICU

Apr 8th 2022, 3:23 PM 13,461 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.

Coronavirus: 7,005 new cases and 1,251 patients in hospital, including 56 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 7,005 new cases and 1,251 patients in hospital, including 56 in ICU

Apr 7th 2022, 4:49 PM 14,190 Views 17 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.

Shanghai residents ‘running out of food’ under Covid lockdown
# China
# China

Shanghai residents ‘running out of food’ under Covid lockdown

Apr 7th 2022, 2:30 PM 17,979 Views 24 Comments

Strict anti-coronavirus controls are confining most of its 25 million people to their homes.

European health agencies say it's 'too early' for fourth Covid vaccine for general population
# Booster Dose
# Booster Dose

European health agencies say it's 'too early' for fourth Covid vaccine for general population

Apr 6th 2022, 5:24 PM 68,824 Views 43 Comments

NIAC today recommended a second mRNA booster dose for people aged 65 or over and those who are immunocompromised.

Mater Hospital urges public to not attend emergency department due to Covid-19 pressures
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital urges public to not attend emergency department due to Covid-19 pressures

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 4:35 PM 14,538 Views 4 Comments

The hospital has advised people to either attend minor-injury units or their GP

Coronavirus: 7,733 new cases and 1,360 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 7,733 new cases and 1,360 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU

Apr 5th 2022, 3:52 PM 17,746 Views 7 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.

Coronavirus: 19,489 new cases and 1,433 patients in hospital, including 59 in ICU

Coronavirus: 19,489 new cases and 1,433 patients in hospital, including 59 in ICU

Apr 4th 2022, 3:38 PM 28,740 Views 20 Comments

Since Saturday, there have been 9,227 PCR-confirmed Covid-19 cases.

Poll: Do you still wear a face mask in certain situations?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you still wear a face mask in certain situations?

Apr 2nd 2022, 11:14 AM 80,787 Views 71 Comments

They’re no longer mandatory, but they can still offer protection against catching or spreading Covid-19.

UK's Covid infections hit record high as free tests end
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK's Covid infections hit record high as free tests end

Apr 1st 2022, 5:50 PM 24,814 Views 4 Comments

Some 4.9 million people in the UK are estimated to have had Covid-19 in the week ending 26 March.

Health Minister rules out reintroducing 'draconian' mandatory mask-wearing
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Health Minister rules out reintroducing 'draconian' mandatory mask-wearing

Apr 1st 2022, 3:25 PM 18,239 Views 29 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said that Ireland has moved away from the emergency phase of the pandemic.

# coronavirus - March March 2022

CMO doesn't advise for mandatory mask-wearing, as Tánaiste says public health emergency is over
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

CMO doesn't advise for mandatory mask-wearing, as Tánaiste says public health emergency is over

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 10:30 PM 63,280 Views 56 Comments

Hospitals have been under serious pressure in the latest surge – with the worst March overcrowding for at least 16 years.

One in four Irish people said they have tested positive to Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

One in four Irish people said they have tested positive to Covid-19

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 7:10 PM 33,475 Views 73 Comments

Public health officials announced 11,741 new Covid-19 infections today.

'Stronger mask advice wouldn't end this Covid wave, but would help slow it down'
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

'Stronger mask advice wouldn't end this Covid wave, but would help slow it down'

Mar 31st 2022, 4:30 PM 9,542 Views 27 Comments

Christine Loscher said strong new public health advice on masks would help ease pressure on hospitals.

Top Shanghai official admits Covid response lacking as city grinds to halt
# China
# China

Top Shanghai official admits Covid response lacking as city grinds to halt

Mar 31st 2022, 2:06 PM 5,948 Views 3 Comments

The megacity of 25 million has been split in two as part of a rolling lockdown.

Coronavirus: 12,508 new cases and 1,610 patients in hospital, including 49 in ICU

Coronavirus: 12,508 new cases and 1,610 patients in hospital, including 49 in ICU

Mar 30th 2022, 3:46 PM 14,355 Views 4 Comments

There were 5,381 PCR-confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, and 7,127 positive antigens logged yesterday.

Covid-19 powers allowing Government to impose legal restrictions to be let lapse tomorrow
# Emergency Powers
# Emergency Powers

Covid-19 powers allowing Government to impose legal restrictions to be let lapse tomorrow

Mar 30th 2022, 3:34 PM 15,675 Views 17 Comments

However, healthcare workers are warning that a surge in Covid-19 cases and hospitalisations is pressuring on the sector.

No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 7:35 PM 39,016 Views 35 Comments

Public health officials today announced 14,549 new Covid-19 infections.

Coronavirus: 14,549 new cases and 1,605 patients in hospital, including 50 in ICU
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 14,549 new cases and 1,605 patients in hospital, including 50 in ICU

Mar 29th 2022, 3:04 PM 13,528 Views 21 Comments

A total of 8,587 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal yesterday.

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street
# Partygate
# Partygate

Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street

Mar 29th 2022, 9:54 AM 12,380 Views 8 Comments

The Metropolitan Police said investigators will refer the 20 fixed penalty notices to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.

Nearly 40,000 Covid cases recorded in three days as HSE boss issues hospitals warning
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nearly 40,000 Covid cases recorded in three days as HSE boss issues hospitals warning

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 3:28 PM 40,917 Views 25 Comments

Hospital cases indicate Ireland is “entering something” rather than “exiting”, HSE boss Paul Reid said today.

19,866 new Covid cases reported as consultants warn hospitals face increased pressure
# Covid Wave
# Covid Wave

19,866 new Covid cases reported as consultants warn hospitals face increased pressure

Updated Mar 25th 2022, 4:33 PM 28,692 Views 21 Comments

As of 8am today, 1,466 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 55 are in ICU.

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions

Mar 24th 2022, 5:20 PM 40,381 Views 59 Comments

Public health officials today reported a total of 23,125 cases of Covid-19.