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#covid19 facts

# covid19-facts - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 240 new cases - including 119 in Dublin

NPHET met today and has recommended the government implement further restrictions on those living in the capital.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases - including 218 in Dublin

There have been 1,787 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland to date.

We're at Level Two of the new Covid plan. Here's why we want to get to One (and avoid Five at all costs)

The government unveiled its new framework for living with Covid-19 over the next six to nine months today.

# covid19-facts - Monday 14 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 208 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland

108 of the new cases reported today are in Dublin.

# covid19-facts - Friday 11 September, 2020

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July

The figures in question refer to the number of deaths registered for that month so far, not the total number of people who died.

Coronavirus: 211 new cases and one new death confirmed in Ireland

Health officials released the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 196 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland

Health officials released the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 84 new cases in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

FactFind: No, it's not correct to say just 100 people have died from Covid-19 in Ireland

A widely shared Facebook video incorrectly claims that 100 people, not 1,777, have died from the virus in Ireland.

# covid19-facts - Monday 7 September, 2020

'A long year': Leaving Cert students commended as calculated grades released

Students were able to access their grades since 9am this morning.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 102 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have given an update on the spread of the disease this evening.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 138 new confirmed cases in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 231 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials provided an update this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 4 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 98 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 3 September, 2020

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?

Taxpayers can claim back 20% of their spend on food and accommodation as a tax credit.

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work

We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 89 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals

The INMO has warned that overcrowding and Covid-19 make for a ‘toxic combination’.

Covid-19 deaths and hospital numbers remain low as Ireland is 'protecting vulnerable people better'

The majority of confirmed cases are now in those aged under 45.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 217 new cases confirmed in Ireland in highest daily figure since May

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Monday 31 August, 2020

Coronavirus: Kildare lockdown to be lifted with immediate effect

The decision was made at a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 42 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 142 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

Everything you need to know about the current Covid restrictions and when they’re due to be eased

Localised restrictions are to remain in place in Kildare until Sunday week.

# covid19-facts - Friday 28 August, 2020

Family should restrict movements while child is waiting on Covid-19 test result - HSE

The average turnaround time for a Covid-19 test currently is 2-3 days.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 127 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

Debunked: No, children won't be banned from attending school if they don't get the flu vaccine

Children aged two to 12 years can get the flu jab for free this year, but it’s not compulsory.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 93 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

The Explainer: How could Golfgate impact Irish people’s behaviour?

We speak to Pete Lunn, a behavioural scientist from the ESRI.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 164 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Updated guidance on weddings: All guests out of function room by 11.30pm and face coverings when leaving table

Fáilte Ireland updated its advice to the hospitality industry – including for weddings – on Monday evening.

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds

The findings are based on a nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults in Ireland run in early July.

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue Bmj

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

That’s according to research published in medical journal the BMJ.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 92 new cases in Ireland

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

Winter flu vaccine campaign gears up to prevent 'dual outbreaks' of influenza and Covid-19

For the first time, children aged 2-12 are also entitled to a free flu vaccine.

# covid19-facts - Monday 24 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 147 new cases in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 61 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk

A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that wearing a mask causes people to breathe in their own carbon dioxide.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 156 new cases in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 21 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 79 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Of today’s cases, 21 cases have been identified as community transmission.

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