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#Covid-19

# covid-19 - Yesterday’s News

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos
# YouTube
# YouTube

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos

Sun 2:45 PM 30,871 Views 59 Comments

YouTube said “numerous” offending videos have now been removed.

# covid-19 - Saturday 31 July, 2021

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country

Updated Sat 7:20 PM 122,669 Views 146 Comments

38 venues are operating a walk-in service this Bank Holiday weekend.

# covid-19 - Friday 30 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,501 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,501 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 6:24 PM 56,563 Views 132 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

‘Window of opportunity’ to resolve post-Brexit trading issues, says NI First Minister
# Brexit Fallout
# Brexit Fallout

‘Window of opportunity’ to resolve post-Brexit trading issues, says NI First Minister

Updated Fri 5:13 PM 15,199 Views 10 Comments

Paul Givan made the comments following a meeting of the North South Ministerial Council.

It's bishop's 'right' to hold communions despite Covid advice, says Catholic Comms Office
# Church Vs State
# Church Vs State

It's bishop's 'right' to hold communions despite Covid advice, says Catholic Comms Office

Fri 1:59 PM 28,678 Views 72 Comments

“The mission of the church cannot be put on hold indefinitely”, Bishop Kevin Doran said.

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says
# Frontline
# Frontline

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says

Fri 9:45 AM 31,311 Views 92 Comments

The Health Minister was speaking after touring the HSE’s Limerick Covid-19 vaccination centre.

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates
# Vaccination Uptake
# Vaccination Uptake

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates

Fri 6:00 AM 9,573 Views 24 Comments

Regional mass vaccination centres in Northern Ireland are closing for first doses 31st July

# covid-19 - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases
# Precaution
From The42
# Precaution

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases

Thu 8:37 PM 4,245 Views 2 Comments

United were due to travel to Deepdale at the weekend to continue their preparations for the new season.

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended
# Double Jabbed
# Double Jabbed

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended

Thu 8:01 PM 42,079 Views 19 Comments

The HSE says that a 17 day gap for Pfizer is “safe and effective”.

Seven maternity hospitals not fully compliant with easing of Covid restrictions
# High Risk Pregnancies
# High Risk Pregnancies

Seven maternity hospitals not fully compliant with easing of Covid restrictions

Thu 4:37 PM 23,097 Views 11 Comments

12 of the 19 maternity hospitals were found to be fully compliant.

Opinion: Maternity hospitals have no excuses left - they must lift restrictions
# Listen To Women
# Listen To Women

Opinion: Maternity hospitals have no excuses left - they must lift restrictions

Thu 3:30 PM 18,250 Views 16 Comments

Natalie Britton says women are being ignored when it comes to the lifting of the restrictions on partners during maternity care.

Google employees 'will need to be vaccinated' before returning to offices
# Google
# Google

Google employees 'will need to be vaccinated' before returning to offices

Updated Thu 2:35 PM 41,623 Views 158 Comments

Google Ireland said they had no specifics regarding the measure in this country.

Explainer: Why bosses could be on shaky legal ground if they ask staff about vaccine status
# Thorny Issues
# Thorny Issues

Explainer: Why bosses could be on shaky legal ground if they ask staff about vaccine status

Thu 1:50 PM 19,537 Views 39 Comments

Asking workers to be fully vaccinated before returning to work raises thorny legal issues.

Don't expect a 'Freedom Day' but Taoiseach says lifting restrictions in September will be discussed next month
# Cautiously Positive
# Cautiously Positive

Don't expect a 'Freedom Day' but Taoiseach says lifting restrictions in September will be discussed next month

Thu 1:35 PM 32,924 Views 28 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan yesterday raised the possibility of further restrictions being lifted.

Bigger crowds set to be allowed into Croke Park for All-Ireland finals
# Golden Tickets
From The42
# Golden Tickets

Bigger crowds set to be allowed into Croke Park for All-Ireland finals

Thu 1:28 PM 22,843 Views 11 Comments

Expanded capacity for the All-Ireland semi-finals, and for Ireland’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers, are also under consideration.

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
# Reopening
# Reopening

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Thu 9:21 AM 21,427 Views 32 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

DPC has 'reached out' to health board over new Covid-19 biobank
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

DPC has 'reached out' to health board over new Covid-19 biobank

Thu 6:30 AM 19,146 Views 5 Comments

The biobank will allow researchers to have access to the virus samples that are collected.

Older people felt 'cancelled' during Covid-19 due to Ireland's 'endemic' ageism, report finds
# Ageism
# Ageism

Older people felt 'cancelled' during Covid-19 due to Ireland's 'endemic' ageism, report finds

Thu 6:20 AM 15,957 Views 42 Comments

The report says older people’s health deteriorated during the pandemic and the incidence of depression rose.

# covid-19 - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'Reasons for optimism' from NPHET as Holohan raises prospect of lifting remaining restrictions
# Reasons To Be Cheerful
# Reasons To Be Cheerful

'Reasons for optimism' from NPHET as Holohan raises prospect of lifting remaining restrictions

Wed 9:43 PM 57,700 Views 78 Comments

Holohan said that Ireland’s uptake of Covid-19 vaccines was “among the best in the world”.

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey
# Back To School
# Back To School

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey

Wed 11:10 AM 11,746 Views 6 Comments

63% were concerned about their children’s emotional development and 51% were concerned about social skills.

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout

Wed 9:58 AM 12,579 Views 96 Comments

This will also extend to those who live with people with underlying conditions.

# covid-19 - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

New Covid variants 'do not change' the measures needed in schools, Foley says
# Back To School
# Back To School

New Covid variants 'do not change' the measures needed in schools, Foley says

Jul 27th 2021, 4:43 PM 13,865 Views 12 Comments

The department is planning for a “full reopening” of schools in August/September.

# covid-19 - Monday 26 July, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow

Jul 26th 2021, 8:14 PM 49,112 Views 96 Comments

The health minister announced the news today.

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 26th 2021, 6:10 PM 77,054 Views 112 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

Jul 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 28,004 Views 14 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

Jul 26th 2021, 4:44 PM 17,491 Views 97 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis
# Stormont
# Stormont

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

Jul 26th 2021, 9:50 AM 8,094 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

Jul 26th 2021, 9:36 AM 16,068 Views 26 Comments

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
# Australia
# Australia

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

Jul 26th 2021, 7:38 AM 18,852 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

# covid-19 - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns
# Not Yet
# Not Yet

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns

Jul 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 49,186 Views 125 Comments

Unvaccinated staff, fear of public backlash and no counter service are among the reasons some pubs and restaurants aren’t reopening indoor areas.

Thousands protest lockdown restrictions across Australia amid another surge in Covid-19 cases
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Thousands protest lockdown restrictions across Australia amid another surge in Covid-19 cases

Jul 24th 2021, 8:57 AM 30,677 Views 47 Comments

There were 163 new infections in the last 24 hours.

# covid-19 - Friday 23 July, 2021

Delta variant ‘may be 46% more likely to cause re-infection’, but risk remains low
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Delta variant ‘may be 46% more likely to cause re-infection’, but risk remains low

Jul 23rd 2021, 9:58 PM 25,953 Views 36 Comments

The overall chances of getting re-infected remain very low, but Delta appears to pose a higher risk than previous variants.

Coronavirus: 1,386 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,386 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 23rd 2021, 5:04 PM 68,437 Views 129 Comments

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

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium
# Restricted Numbers
From The42
# Restricted Numbers

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium

Jul 23rd 2021, 2:14 PM 20,831 Views 4 Comments

Just a few hundred officials and dignitaries were allowed into the 68,000-capacity venue.

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'

Jul 23rd 2021, 6:51 AM 44,510 Views 46 Comments

Australia’s largest city reported another record number of new infections.

# covid-19 - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
# Vaccine Race
# Vaccine Race

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:53 PM 14,626 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

Coronavirus: 1,189 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,189 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 5:34 PM 71,229 Views 146 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said there has been a “sharp increase” in the level of travel-related cases of Covid-19.

80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
# Rollout
# Rollout

80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine

Jul 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 18,932 Views 62 Comments

Two out of every three adults are fully vaccinated.

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,788 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

# covid-19 - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus'
# Mucormycosis
# Mucormycosis

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus'

Jul 21st 2021, 7:05 PM 140,057 Views 71 Comments

The death rate is over 50% and it has mainly affected Covid-19 patients.

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