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#covid19 facts

# covid19-facts - Monday 21 March, 2022

Coronavirus: 24,737 new PCR-confirmed cases and 39,217 positive antigen tests reported since Wednesday
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 24,737 new PCR-confirmed cases and 39,217 positive antigen tests reported since Wednesday

Mar 21st 2022, 3:32 PM 59,503 Views 33 Comments

The Covid figures from the long weekend were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

# covid19-facts - Monday 7 March, 2022

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 33,483 Views 27 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Large study backs up findings from Irish experts about Covid placentitis
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Large study backs up findings from Irish experts about Covid placentitis

Feb 15th 2022, 11:27 AM 22,640 Views 3 Comments

Covid-19 placentitis is an infection of the placenta which occurs in some pregnant women with Covid-19.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 10 February, 2022

PCR testing system could be re-opened to all age groups, Colm Henry says
# Colm Henry
# Colm Henry

PCR testing system could be re-opened to all age groups, Colm Henry says

Feb 10th 2022, 1:02 PM 24,883 Views 26 Comments

HSE Chief Clinical Officer said that he does not foresee any changes to mask wearing guidelines in the immediate future.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Coronavirus: 11,255 new cases and 627 patients in hospital, 63 deaths notified in past week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 11,255 new cases and 627 patients in hospital, 63 deaths notified in past week

Feb 9th 2022, 3:06 PM 42,818 Views 47 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# covid19-facts - Monday 7 February, 2022

Coronavirus: 15,168 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,998 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 15,168 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,998 positive antigen tests reported since Friday

Feb 7th 2022, 3:07 PM 68,096 Views 53 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Coronavirus: 12,875 new cases, 610 patients in hospital and 63 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 12,875 new cases, 610 patients in hospital and 63 in ICU

Feb 3rd 2022, 4:07 PM 33,415 Views 20 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Monday 31 January, 2022

Coronavirus: 13,363 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,709 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 13,363 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,709 positive antigen tests reported since Friday

Jan 31st 2022, 3:24 PM 79,332 Views 47 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today – as figures are no longer reported at the weekend.

# covid19-facts - Friday 28 January, 2022

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends

Jan 28th 2022, 5:14 PM 58,830 Views 37 Comments

The Covid-19 case numbers, released daily throughout the pandemic, will only be announced on Monday to Friday from now on.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Pfizer Covid-19 pill approved by EU's drug watchdog
# Antiviral
# Antiviral

Pfizer Covid-19 pill approved by EU's drug watchdog

Jan 27th 2022, 4:39 PM 24,892 Views 14 Comments

A National Therapeutics Advisory Group will evaluate the use of this treatment in Ireland.

# covid19-facts - Friday 21 January, 2022

Explainer: Why are Covid restrictions lifting now?
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

Explainer: Why are Covid restrictions lifting now?

Updated Jan 21st 2022, 9:22 PM 59,680 Views 53 Comments

Most measures will be lifted tomorrow. Experts say there are good reasons for this.

'Today is a good day': Taoiseach confirms almost all Covid measures to be lifted from 6am tomorrow
# Reopening
# Reopening

'Today is a good day': Taoiseach confirms almost all Covid measures to be lifted from 6am tomorrow

Jan 21st 2022, 6:12 PM 95,242 Views 188 Comments

Last night, NPHET recommended that almost all Covid-19 restrictions could end.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Covid: 10,571 new cases announced in Ireland, 896 in hospital and 90 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid: 10,571 new cases announced in Ireland, 896 in hospital and 90 in ICU

Jan 20th 2022, 4:29 PM 49,883 Views 83 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

# covid19-facts - Monday 17 January, 2022

Covid-19: 6,329 positive PCRs, 4,810 positive antigen tests, 1,006 in hospital and 97 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 6,329 positive PCRs, 4,810 positive antigen tests, 1,006 in hospital and 97 in ICU

Jan 17th 2022, 5:21 PM 70,245 Views 68 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Friday 14 January, 2022

Most Covid-19 patients in hospital not requiring supplemental oxygen
# Hospitalisation
# Hospitalisation

Most Covid-19 patients in hospital not requiring supplemental oxygen

Jan 14th 2022, 11:57 AM 24,714 Views 53 Comments

A new review found that just 42% of patients in hospital with the disease have Covid-19 symptoms.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

As close contact rules change in Ireland, what's the advice in other parts of the world?
# Covid Contacts
# Covid Contacts

As close contact rules change in Ireland, what's the advice in other parts of the world?

Jan 12th 2022, 6:00 PM 28,359 Views 9 Comments

The rules are different across the board. Let’s take a closer look.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Covid-19: 19,290 new confirmed cases, 1,062 in hospital and 92 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 19,290 new confirmed cases, 1,062 in hospital and 92 in ICU

Jan 11th 2022, 5:42 PM 41,171 Views 68 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Q&A: Digital Covid Certs are being updated for boosters - here's what they'll be required for
# Boosted
# Boosted

Q&A: Digital Covid Certs are being updated for boosters - here's what they'll be required for

Jan 6th 2022, 5:00 PM 61,764 Views 75 Comments

If you’re boosted, you’ll soon get a new EU pass.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Coronavirus: 21,302 new confirmed cases, 884 in hospital and  90 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 21,302 new confirmed cases, 884 in hospital and 90 in ICU

Jan 4th 2022, 5:59 PM 68,693 Views 122 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Friday 31 December, 2021

Covid case numbers are spiralling globally but deaths are down
# Omicron
# Omicron

Covid case numbers are spiralling globally but deaths are down

Dec 31st 2021, 3:24 PM 21,818 Views 11 Comments

The average number of new daily coronavirus cases globally has passed the symbolic one million mark.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Israel approves fourth vaccine for vulnerable
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Israel approves fourth vaccine for vulnerable

Updated Dec 30th 2021, 10:00 PM 107,855 Views 52 Comments

The WHO has warned of a “tsunami” of new cases as countries, including Ireland, record largest-ever surges.

# covid19-facts - Monday 27 December, 2021

Coronavirus: 6,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 6,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 27th 2021, 2:12 PM 87,531 Views 117 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Sunday 26 December, 2021

Coronavirus: 10,404 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 10,404 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 26th 2021, 1:29 PM 105,150 Views 96 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Friday 24 December, 2021

11,182 new coronavirus cases confirmed - Ireland's highest daily total
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

11,182 new coronavirus cases confirmed - Ireland's highest daily total

Dec 24th 2021, 1:39 PM 153,451 Views 201 Comments

The Department of Health has estimated that Omicron accounts for 83% of cases now.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta
# HSE Chief
# HSE Chief

Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta

Dec 23rd 2021, 9:02 AM 35,046 Views 98 Comments

Paul Reid said that Omicron is over 5.5 times more transmissible than Delta.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

'We can get through Omicron and overcome it' - Taoiseach
# Omicron
# Omicron

'We can get through Omicron and overcome it' - Taoiseach

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 5:20 PM 66,894 Views 147 Comments
  • All restaurants, bars, cinemas and theatres must close at 8pm until 30 January
  • There is speculation that further restrictions could be introduced in the coming weeks
  • The Taoiseach has said that data on Omicron will be the "key consideration" around restrictions

# covid19-facts - Monday 20 December, 2021

Only half of people with Covid-19 symptoms are isolating as 4,799 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Only half of people with Covid-19 symptoms are isolating as 4,799 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Dec 20th 2021, 7:18 PM 107,671 Views 111 Comments

467 people were in hospital with the virus this morning, including 104 are in intensive care.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Coronavirus: 7,333 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# The Daily Figures
# The Daily Figures

Coronavirus: 7,333 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 18th 2021, 3:03 PM 145,167 Views 231 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

# covid19-facts - Friday 17 December, 2021

All arrivals into Ireland will be advised to take antigen tests for five days
# Travel
# Travel

All arrivals into Ireland will be advised to take antigen tests for five days

Dec 17th 2021, 6:37 PM 37,337 Views 34 Comments

The Taoiseach announced the measure in an address to the nation this evening.

As it happened: This evening's developments as Cabinet signed off on harsh new Covid measures
Live Dec 17th 2021, 6:01 PM

As it happened: This evening's developments as Cabinet signed off on harsh new Covid measures

  • NPHET recommended that pubs and restaurants be shut from 5pm.
  • Numerous government TDs and senators expressed anger at the recommendation.
  • The Taoiseach announced new restrictions, including an 8pm closing time, in an address to the nation.
Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?

Dec 17th 2021, 12:59 PM 40,310 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the Covid-19 booster rollout programme.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 16 December, 2021

People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule

Dec 16th 2021, 4:00 PM 64,146 Views 75 Comments
  • People aged 40-49 will be offered boosters from 27 December - three weeks ahead of the initial plan
  • Vaccinations for children aged 5-11 will commence in paediatric hospitals next week
  • 50,000 Covid-19 boosters were administered yesterday - a daily record, Órla Ryan reports

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Covid-19: What does the recent data tell us about Ireland's fight against the virus?
# Crunch The Numbers
# Crunch The Numbers

Covid-19: What does the recent data tell us about Ireland's fight against the virus?

Dec 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 32,699 Views 34 Comments
  • High levels of Covid-19 continue to be reported among children, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Hospitalisation rates for older groups dipped following the rollout of booster vaccines.
  • Small numbers of people continue to come forward for their initial first and second doses of vaccine.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Coronavirus: 4,667 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 4,667 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 12th 2021, 2:54 PM 66,161 Views 82 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 9 December, 2021

'It's a little bit shambolic': Hundreds turned away after two Dublin walk-in centres reach capacity
# Booster Vaccines
# Booster Vaccines

'It's a little bit shambolic': Hundreds turned away after two Dublin walk-in centres reach capacity

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 1:00 PM 65,640 Views 53 Comments

People were turned away from two Dublin booster walk-in centres this morning after the HSE sent texts out to people last night.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Initial data on Omicron 'doesn't indicate it is more severe', WHO's Dr Mike Ryan says
# Omicron
# Omicron

Initial data on Omicron 'doesn't indicate it is more severe', WHO's Dr Mike Ryan says

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 12:43 PM 34,776 Views 25 Comments

Pfizer said today its vaccine is “still effective” against the Omicron variant after three doses.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Debunked: No, 80% of Covid deaths during October were not in fully vaccinated people
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, 80% of Covid deaths during October were not in fully vaccinated people

Dec 7th 2021, 6:29 PM 4,450 Views 0 Comments

The claim is contained in a text-based post on Facebook.

New Covid-19 measures for hospitality, nightclubs and household visits taking effect today
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New Covid-19 measures for hospitality, nightclubs and household visits taking effect today

Dec 7th 2021, 7:44 AM 40,054 Views 71 Comments

A number of restrictions announced last week are in place from now until 9 January.

# covid19-facts - Monday 6 December, 2021

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives
# Covid Latest
# Covid Latest

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 6:58 PM 29,169 Views 29 Comments
  • The top PUP rate of €350 is available to those earning €400 or more per week.
  • Hospitality and events representatives are meeting with the Tánaiste and the Culture Minister.
  • The number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland jumped by 10% in the last two weeks of November.
Unmasked students should not be excluded from school, department advises
# Schools
# Schools

Unmasked students should not be excluded from school, department advises

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 12:27 PM 27,684 Views 60 Comments

The CEO of the Irish Primary Principals’ Network said there have been “high levels of compliance” among children wearing masks.

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