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#covid19 facts

# covid19-facts - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: One death and 25 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Explainer: What we know about Covid-19 and airborne transmission

The WHO has updated its scientific brief on transmission of the coronavirus.

Explainer: The R0 is now 'at or above 1', but what does that mean for Covid-19 in Ireland?

Acting chief medical officer Dr. Ronan Glynn said that the situation remains stable.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Gardaí identify 26 pubs potentially in breach of health regulations after weekend crackdown

Gardaí say a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in each of these cases.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 24 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health released the figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Monday 6 July, 2020

The HSE's Covid-19 tracing app went live this evening - here's what it looks like

The information stored on the app will not be transferred to a centralised server.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

WATCH: How Covid-19 brought misinformation to Ireland

A panel of experts explore one of the major ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives.

Fatigue, shortness of breath, anxiety: What we now know about the longer-term effects of Covid-19

Some patients who recovered at home have reported fatigue and other symptoms weeks after their diagnosis.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths reported today as 18 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

# covid19-facts - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed in an update from the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 3 July, 2020

Garda managers in all areas directed to begin checking pubs for Covid-19 compliance this evening

This follows concerns that some licensed premises and customers haven’t been adhering to the public health guidelines.

Coronavirus: Two further deaths and nine new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds

Leo Varadkar said the findings are “interesting but not a surprise” because of how deaths related to the virus are counted.

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

A Hiqa report has noted a 13% increase in deaths in Ireland during the pandemic.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Explainer: This is the current official advice on foreign travel

The government is advising people to avoid all unnecessary overseas travel.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

It's not all holidays, so who's getting on the flights out of Dublin Airport? Leaving On A Jet Plane This post contains videos

It's not all holidays, so who's getting on the flights out of Dublin Airport?

Dublin Airport is far from what’s normal for the first day of July.

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and six new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

# covid19-facts - Monday 29 June, 2020

So what's the 'new normal' like in Dublin's pubs? This reporter volunteered to find out

Just without drinking pints or having a €9 meal.

Phase Three: Here's what's allowed from today as Ireland enters second-last step out of lockdown

As Phase Three takes effect, here is everything you can do from today.

# covid19-facts - Friday 26 June, 2020

Phase Three to go ahead as planned, and worrying surge in US cases: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 25 June, 2020

The Explainer: How likely are you to catch Covid-19 in Ireland right now?

Is it ‘a one in a million chance’? That’s what we’re asking today.

Explainer: What's the current advice about taking holidays abroad and how would 'air bridges' work?

Ireland is looking at creating travel corridors with other countries in Europe with similarly low levels of Covid-19, but there’s no certainty as of yet.

# covid19-facts - Friday 19 June, 2020

What do Phase Three and Four of reopening Ireland look like now?

Most activities and trades will now resume from 29 June, in Phase Three.

# covid19-facts - Monday 15 June, 2020

Countries across Europe continue to open up their borders to foreign travellers

From today, France, Belgium, and Greece are lifting restrictions for travel within Europe.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 13 June, 2020

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history

People across Ireland – including key decision-makers – tell the story of Thursday 12 March 2020.

# covid19-facts - Monday 8 June, 2020

What does shopping look like in a pandemic? Here's what we learnt today

From queuing to face masks, the shopping experience looked very different today.

The next phase: Here's what's allowed from today as Phase Two of the 'accelerated' roadmap kicks in

There are now four phases of easing Covid-19 restrictions, rather than five.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Q&A: How the extended pandemic payment schemes will work

The schemes will last throughout the summer into August. Here’s what it all means.

# covid19-facts - Friday 5 June, 2020

Everything you need to know about coronavirus restrictions from 8 June

All retail shops to reopen, groups of six allowed to meet, and travel within your own county – some of the measures kicking in from Monday.

Debunked: No, leaving hand sanitiser in your car during hot weather won’t cause it to catch fire

False claims on Facebook suggests the flammable liquid poses a threat if left in a hot car.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

New guidelines for producers of Covid-19 face coverings

The CCPC has warned against claims that these items protect the wearer from Covid-19.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 31 May, 2020

How quick is too quick as Ireland debates lifting restrictions and countries unlock: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s the main news on the coronavirus today.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Anthony Fauci did not say a Covid-19 vaccine must be delivered to people without 'proper studies'

Fauci has been falsely quoted on a number of social media posts.

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Solution to maternity leave wage subsidy exclusion, and nine more deaths confirmed: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s a roundup of today’s Covid-19 news.

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