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# covid19-facts - Today’s News

Coronavirus: 56 deaths and 574 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 56 deaths and 574 new cases confirmed in Ireland

32 minutes ago 30,499 Views 59 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: 45 deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 45 deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 5:43 PM 73,151 Views 122 Comments

The latest figures were released in a statement by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

# covid19-facts - Monday 22 February, 2021

Level 5 restrictions to remain in place until at least 5 April, Cabinet sub-committee agrees
# Easing Lockdown
# Easing Lockdown

Level 5 restrictions to remain in place until at least 5 April, Cabinet sub-committee agrees

Updated Mon 11:01 PM 223,266 Views 191 Comments

The government is expected to publish its updated Living with Covid plan this week.

Coronavirus: One death and 686 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: One death and 686 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 6:06 PM 83,689 Views 146 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April
# Ramp Up
# Ramp Up

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April

Updated Mon 11:32 AM 44,069 Views 86 Comments

The health minister has said capacity is being built up to vaccinate 250,000 people a week.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Over 200,000 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered
# Vaccination Drive
# Vaccination Drive

Over 200,000 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered

Sun 12:39 PM 26,079 Views 98 Comments

A majority of people have received the Pfizer jab, with over 290,000 people getting it so far.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 26 deaths and 988 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 26 deaths and 988 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Sat 5:24 PM 115,366 Views 191 Comments

The figures were released in a statement this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 19 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 763 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 763 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 5:30 PM 71,134 Views 170 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a NPHET statement this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Case numbers between 400 and 500 at the start of March: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Nphet Briefing
# Nphet Briefing

Case numbers between 400 and 500 at the start of March: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Thu 9:56 PM 52,607 Views 46 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Coronavirus: 47 deaths and 901 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 47 deaths and 901 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 18th 2021, 5:51 PM 85,434 Views 134 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 57 deaths and 650 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 4,000
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 57 deaths and 650 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 4,000

Feb 17th 2021, 5:53 PM 97,724 Views 165 Comments

Figures were announced by NPHET in a statement this evening.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 33 deaths and 744 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 33 deaths and 744 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 16th 2021, 5:31 PM 86,280 Views 116 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement this evening.

# covid19-facts - Monday 15 February, 2021

Concern over workplace outbreaks and student clusters: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Nphet
# Nphet

Concern over workplace outbreaks and student clusters: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Feb 15th 2021, 7:31 PM 66,744 Views 49 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 821 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 821 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 15th 2021, 5:55 PM 98,853 Views 146 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective

Feb 15th 2021, 9:32 AM 25,014 Views 34 Comments

Some 600,000 people took part in the study.

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work

Feb 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 55,532 Views 71 Comments

GPs across the country will administer 12,000 doses of the vaccine this week.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 788 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 788 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Feb 14th 2021, 5:50 PM 88,764 Views 139 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 66 deaths and 1,078 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 66 deaths and 1,078 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 13th 2021, 5:30 PM 112,517 Views 223 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'First green shoots of spring': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

'First green shoots of spring': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 10:25 PM 55,700 Views 34 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 11th 2021, 6:01 PM 79,644 Views 129 Comments

Public health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 54 deaths and 1,006 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 54 deaths and 1,006 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 10th 2021, 5:42 PM 100,505 Views 151 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU
# ICU
# ICU

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU

Feb 10th 2021, 9:05 AM 18,374 Views 16 Comments

As of 8pm yesterday, 1,012 Covid patients were in Irish hospitals.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

WHO mission says theory that Covid-19 leaked from a lab is 'extremely unlikely'
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

WHO mission says theory that Covid-19 leaked from a lab is 'extremely unlikely'

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 10:45 AM 40,923 Views 108 Comments

Experts believe the disease — which has gone on to kill more than 2.3 million people worldwide — originated in bats.

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 31,924 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

Debunked: Yes, the virus that causes Covid-19 has been isolated and photographed
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Yes, the virus that causes Covid-19 has been isolated and photographed

Feb 9th 2021, 6:30 AM 27,950 Views 0 Comments

A post on Instagram claims that SARS-CoV-2 has never been isolated.

# covid19-facts - Monday 8 February, 2021

'We have passed what is the worst of this disease': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

'We have passed what is the worst of this disease': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Feb 8th 2021, 7:18 PM 67,246 Views 45 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 829 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 829 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 8th 2021, 5:41 PM 89,628 Views 83 Comments

Public health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect

Updated Feb 8th 2021, 3:04 PM 46,635 Views 68 Comments

People living in Northern Ireland who cross the Irish border without a reasonable excuse face a 100 euro fine from today.

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy

Feb 8th 2021, 2:40 PM 52,814 Views 40 Comments

Researchers are working to update the vaccine to deal with the South African variant.

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says

Feb 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 30,149 Views 51 Comments

People aged 70 and over are set to be vaccinated in GP practices and vaccine centres.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 1,024 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 1,024 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 7th 2021, 5:39 PM 100,408 Views 141 Comments

NPHET confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

Reader Q&A: What impact will the AstraZeneca developments have on Ireland's vaccine roll-out?
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Reader Q&A: What impact will the AstraZeneca developments have on Ireland's vaccine roll-out?

Feb 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,978 Views 0 Comments

The plan for those aged over 70 has changed.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 55 deaths and 827 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 55 deaths and 827 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 6th 2021, 5:31 PM 108,048 Views 151 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 5 February, 2021

One week in January saw more than 10% of all Covid-19 deaths up to that point
# CSO
# CSO

One week in January saw more than 10% of all Covid-19 deaths up to that point

Feb 5th 2021, 4:17 PM 7,926 Views 8 Comments

New data from the Central Statistics Office shows that more than 250 people died of the virus every week in the three weeks up to 29 January.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Glynn says people are taking days to come forward for testing: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Glynn says people are taking days to come forward for testing: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Feb 4th 2021, 8:10 PM 30,853 Views 40 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

75 deaths and 1,318 new cases: Ireland has recorded over 200,000 Covid-19 infections
# Nphet
# Nphet

75 deaths and 1,318 new cases: Ireland has recorded over 200,000 Covid-19 infections

Feb 4th 2021, 6:11 PM 98,296 Views 166 Comments

The deputy CMO described this as “another significant and unwelcome milestone”.

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 3:19 PM 61,112 Views 73 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that people aged 70 and over should receive mRNA vaccines
  • Paul Reid says HSE has "always been clear that the Covid-19 vaccine rollout will have many twists and turns"
  • Varadkar warns rollout among over 70s "may be slower" than originally planned
152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland

Feb 4th 2021, 2:06 PM 17,712 Views 48 Comments

The HSE has provided an update on the vaccine programme.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 94 deaths and 1,013 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 94 deaths and 1,013 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:02 PM 106,996 Views 84 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

GlaxoSmithKline and CureVac to make Covid vaccines targeting new variants
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

GlaxoSmithKline and CureVac to make Covid vaccines targeting new variants

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:08 PM 14,634 Views 6 Comments

The UK-based firm is teaming up with Germany’s CureVac.

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