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#Coronavirus

# coronavirus - March March 2022

Virologist: 'Free mass antigen testing could help break this wave of Covid'
# Exit Wave
# Exit Wave

Virologist: 'Free mass antigen testing could help break this wave of Covid'

Mar 23rd 2022, 8:00 PM 33,134 Views 21 Comments

Both case numbers and the number of people requiring hospital treatment with the virus are rising, but no action has yet been taken by government.

Varadkar: new group to replace NPHET 'imminent' as 21,789 Covid-19 cases reported
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Varadkar: new group to replace NPHET 'imminent' as 21,789 Covid-19 cases reported

Mar 23rd 2022, 4:51 PM 50,033 Views 67 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

New Zealand announces end of Covid-19 mandates
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand announces end of Covid-19 mandates

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:02 AM 17,192 Views 7 Comments

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement today.

Midwest hospitals impose visiting bans due to 'very high' number of Covid patients
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Midwest hospitals impose visiting bans due to 'very high' number of Covid patients

Mar 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 18,728 Views 17 Comments

Visiting bans are in place at University Hospital Limerick and at Nenagh General Hospital.

Coronavirus: 23,702 new cases and 1,338 patients in hospital, including 61 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 23,702 new cases and 1,338 patients in hospital, including 61 in ICU

Mar 22nd 2022, 3:48 PM 39,074 Views 37 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Ireland among European countries that lifted Covid measures too 'brutally', WHO says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Ireland among European countries that lifted Covid measures too 'brutally', WHO says

Mar 22nd 2022, 3:18 PM 33,693 Views 21 Comments

WHO Europe director Hans Kluge said a rise in cases of the virus in Europe is likely due to the more transmissible BA2 variant.

President Higgins is holding a Covid remembrance ceremony at Áras an Uachtaráin today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

President Higgins is holding a Covid remembrance ceremony at Áras an Uachtaráin today

Mar 20th 2022, 8:30 AM 10,058 Views 4 Comments

An oak tree will be planted as a lasting memorial to victims of the pandemic.

Covid deaths hit new daily high in South Korea amid surge in Omicron cases
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid deaths hit new daily high in South Korea amid surge in Omicron cases

Mar 17th 2022, 12:32 PM 14,298 Views 3 Comments

The 429 deaths reported in the latest 24 hours were nearly 140 more than the previous one-day record.

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU

Mar 16th 2022, 6:14 PM 25,240 Views 33 Comments

As of 8am today, there are 1,081 Covid-19 patients in hospital.

Hong Kong morgues running out of space amid Omicron surge
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Hong Kong morgues running out of space amid Omicron surge

Mar 16th 2022, 2:32 PM 16,424 Views 9 Comments

The city has recorded nearly a million infections and more than 4,600 deaths in the last three months.

Coronavirus: 16,019 new cases and 1,047 patients in hospital, including 42 in ICU
# Covid Figures
# Covid Figures

Coronavirus: 16,019 new cases and 1,047 patients in hospital, including 42 in ICU

Mar 15th 2022, 5:13 PM 32,590 Views 42 Comments

The latest figures were released by health officials today.

Nearly 30 million people under lockdown in China as Covid-19 cases surge
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Nearly 30 million people under lockdown in China as Covid-19 cases surge

Mar 15th 2022, 7:00 AM 32,219 Views 17 Comments

China reported 5,280 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, more than double the previous day’s tally.

Coronavirus: 11,975 new PCR confirmed-cases and 19,915 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 11,975 new PCR confirmed-cases and 19,915 positive antigen tests reported since Friday

Mar 14th 2022, 3:41 PM 42,782 Views 46 Comments

The HPSC said the PCR positive tests from yesterday are “artificially low” due to a technical issue.

Coronavirus: 15,938 new cases and 907 patients in hospital, including 37 in ICU
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 15,938 new cases and 907 patients in hospital, including 37 in ICU

Mar 11th 2022, 3:45 PM 34,724 Views 33 Comments

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

China locks down city of nine million amid new spike in Covid-19 cases
# China
# China

China locks down city of nine million amid new spike in Covid-19 cases

Mar 11th 2022, 2:54 PM 15,913 Views 2 Comments

China reported another 397 cases of local transmission nationwide on Friday.

Simon Harris has tested positive for Covid-19
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

Simon Harris has tested positive for Covid-19

Mar 11th 2022, 11:21 AM 24,391 Views 32 Comments

The higher education minister confirmed in an Instagram post that he had tested positive on an antigen test.

Global Covid death toll ‘may be more than three times higher than recorded’
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Global Covid death toll ‘may be more than three times higher than recorded’

Mar 11th 2022, 10:16 AM 8,065 Views 4 Comments

Researchers estimate more than 18.2 million people may have died because of the pandemic by the end of December last year.

Coronavirus: 11,682 new cases and 887 patients in hospital, including 41 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 11,682 new cases and 887 patients in hospital, including 41 in ICU

Mar 10th 2022, 4:19 PM 27,474 Views 14 Comments

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

The new Covid antibody and antiviral treatments currently (or imminently) available in Ireland
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

The new Covid antibody and antiviral treatments currently (or imminently) available in Ireland

Mar 9th 2022, 8:00 PM 20,856 Views 12 Comments

An antibody treatment is currently being used in Irish hospitals, and the first deliveries of a new antiviral pill are expected later this month.

Coronavirus: 9,070 new cases and 829 patients in hospital, including 51 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 9,070 new cases and 829 patients in hospital, including 51 in ICU

Mar 9th 2022, 3:25 PM 24,180 Views 16 Comments

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Austria suspends law making Covid vaccines mandatory for all adults

Austria suspends law making Covid vaccines mandatory for all adults

Mar 9th 2022, 9:18 AM 13,653 Views 13 Comments

The law took effect in February and called for fines up to €3,600 from mid-March for those who do not comply.

Coronavirus: 11,380 new cases, with 803 people in hospital and 51 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 11,380 new cases, with 803 people in hospital and 51 in ICU

Mar 8th 2022, 3:44 PM 24,064 Views 12 Comments

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

Dublin's Gresham Hotel ordered to pay out €500 to 'humiliated' man over Covid mask incident
# WRC
# WRC

Dublin's Gresham Hotel ordered to pay out €500 to 'humiliated' man over Covid mask incident

Mar 8th 2022, 1:25 PM 34,490 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Coronavirus: 7,541 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,311 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 7,541 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,311 positive antigen tests reported since Friday

Mar 7th 2022, 3:09 PM 33,511 Views 27 Comments

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

Covid-19 restrictions for people travelling to Ireland to end tomorrow
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 restrictions for people travelling to Ireland to end tomorrow

Mar 5th 2022, 4:28 PM 58,995 Views 8 Comments

International travellers to Ireland will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative PCR test upon arrival.

Coronavirus: 8,337 new cases and 670 patients in hospital, including 43 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 8,337 new cases and 670 patients in hospital, including 43 in ICU

Mar 4th 2022, 3:20 PM 15,705 Views 14 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the figures this afternoon.

President Higgins and his wife Sabina have tested positive for Covid-19
# Áras An Uachtaráin
# Áras An Uachtaráin

President Higgins and his wife Sabina have tested positive for Covid-19

Mar 4th 2022, 12:05 PM 22,794 Views 16 Comments

The President is isolating and will continue to work from home.

Coronavirus: 7,694 new cases and 653 patients in hospital, including 46 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 7,694 new cases and 653 patients in hospital, including 46 in ICU

Mar 2nd 2022, 3:18 PM 16,350 Views 7 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the figures this afternoon.

Australian prime minister isolating after testing positive for Covid-19
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian prime minister isolating after testing positive for Covid-19

Mar 1st 2022, 10:34 PM 15,751 Views 15 Comments

Scott Morrison said he will work from home as Australia’s east coast battles huge floods.

Coronavirus: 8,071 new cases, with 610 people in hospital and 48 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 8,071 new cases, with 610 people in hospital and 48 in ICU

Mar 1st 2022, 5:09 PM 27,113 Views 10 Comments

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

# coronavirus - February February 2022

Coronavirus: 8,250 new PCR-confirmed cases and 9,608 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 8,250 new PCR-confirmed cases and 9,608 positive antigen tests reported since Friday

Feb 28th 2022, 3:20 PM 30,758 Views 22 Comments

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

‘Milestone’ day as most Covid-19 restrictions lifted today, including mask-wearing
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

‘Milestone’ day as most Covid-19 restrictions lifted today, including mask-wearing

Feb 28th 2022, 7:11 AM 52,269 Views 62 Comments

People will still be advised to wear masks on public transport and in healthcare settings.

Coronavirus: 7,724 new cases and 610 in hospital, including 55 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 7,724 new cases and 610 in hospital, including 55 in ICU

Feb 24th 2022, 3:38 PM 13,063 Views 6 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the figures this afternoon.

Coronavirus: 8,058 new cases and 593 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 8,058 new cases and 593 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU

Feb 23rd 2022, 3:01 PM 27,727 Views 19 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the figures this afternoon.

Cabinet agrees to end almost all Covid-19 health measures from next Monday
# Masks
# Masks

Cabinet agrees to end almost all Covid-19 health measures from next Monday

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 7:57 PM 76,992 Views 69 Comments

Updated guidance will be issued for early learning and childcare providers on preventing the spread of infection.

Coronavirus: 7,354 new cases and 608 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 7,354 new cases and 608 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU

Feb 22nd 2022, 3:01 PM 26,373 Views 10 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Poll: Will you avoid certain settings when masks are no longer required?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you avoid certain settings when masks are no longer required?

Feb 22nd 2022, 9:34 AM 60,457 Views 93 Comments

Masks will no longer be mandatory in schools, shops and on public transport from next Monday.

Legal requirement to self-isolate to end in England from Thursday, Johnson announces
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Legal requirement to self-isolate to end in England from Thursday, Johnson announces

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 5:10 PM 37,465 Views 30 Comments

The legal duty to self-isolate following a positive coronavirus test will fall away in the UK by the end of the week.

Coronavirus: 11,671 new PCR-confirmed cases and 8,515 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 11,671 new PCR-confirmed cases and 8,515 positive antigen tests reported since Friday

Feb 21st 2022, 2:55 PM 46,535 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Coalition leaders to discuss changes to mandatory mask-wearing rules
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coalition leaders to discuss changes to mandatory mask-wearing rules

Feb 21st 2022, 12:18 PM 13,553 Views 15 Comments

It comes ahead of a Cabinet meeting tomorrow, at which the Government is expected to accept the advice from health officials.