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#covid19 facts

# covid19-facts - Yesterday’s News

# covid19-facts - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Covid-19: Here's what changes kick in next Tuesday and throughout December

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced that shops, restaurants, gyms and some pubs will reopen next week, and that its advice is that household visits will be allowed at Christmas.

# covid19-facts - Friday 27 November, 2020

What is the new advice around household visits and travel?

The Government has announced its advice for December and the Christmas period.

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 206 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Cabinet set to green light restaurants reopening after NPHET recommends takeaway only in December

  • A full Cabinet meeting will be held tomorrow to consider recommendations.
  • If approved by Cabinet tomorrow, all dining is expected to take place in controlled indoor settings.
  • NPHET recommended that pubs and restaurants serve takeaway only in December.

Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.6 million people in early December

The bonus will be paid in the week beginning 7 December.

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 335 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Mike Ryan says there's a 'genuine desire to offer people the hope of Christmas' but risks remain

Dr Ryan said he doesn’t “envy” the Irish government and there are “no easy answers”.

FactCheck: No, the WHO's Dr Mike Ryan didn't say that Covid-19 is 'no more dangerous' than the flu

A number of different posts on Facebook with the same text have claimed that the assertion was made at a WHO briefing.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Waste, greenhouse gases and traffic: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Ireland's environment

Information and statistics on this impact were included in the EPA’s new report on the state of Ireland’s environment.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 226 new cases confirmed in Ireland

As of 2pm today, 292 Covid-19 patients were hospitalised, of which 36 were in ICU.

# covid19-facts - Monday 23 November, 2020

No deaths and 252 new cases confirmed as Holohan warns against culture of 'blame' over breaches

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Debunked: No, you won't need a 'vaccination passport' to receive social welfare

The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that this is incorrect.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 318 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas

Many people are unsure of what to do and critical of mixed mesages from the government.

# covid19-facts - Friday 20 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 330 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

# covid19-facts - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Debunked: No, the HSE hasn't said its coronavirus testing method is useless

The PCR test is globally recognised as the gold standard method for detecting the coronavirus.

# covid19-facts - Friday 13 November, 2020

Dr Holohan says we must not 'drop our guard' as 7 deaths and 482 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

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

# covid19-facts - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 395 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

Debunked: No, the Army is not going to chip children in schools so they can monitor them

The incorrect claim is being widely shared on social media.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 362 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

# covid19-facts - Monday 9 November, 2020

Ten deaths and 471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

The Department of Health has provided an update on case numbers.

# covid19-facts - Monday 2 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 767 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,167 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures come in ahead of the introduction of Level 5, which is due to take effect tonight.

# covid19-facts - Monday 19 October, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 1,031 new cases confirmed in Ireland

There are 34 people in ICU, and there have been 20 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

# covid19-facts - Friday 16 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,000 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

# covid19-facts - Thursday 15 October, 2020

FactCheck: Claim made in full-page Irish Times ad about Covid-19 deaths is false

The ad calls for an alternative approach to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 1,095 new cases confirmed in Ireland

“This situation is extremely concerning. Every single one of us has a role to play,” Dr Tony Holohan said.

Explainer: What are the new Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland?

The majority of the restrictions will kick in on Friday and will be in place for four weeks.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Seven further deaths and 863 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

The NI Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# covid19-facts - Monday 12 October, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the situation across the country this evening.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 814 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

# covid19-facts - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'I am very worried': Warning from Dr Holohan as over 1,000 new cases confirmed

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 9 October, 2020

Explainer: Why have people been talking about a 'circuit breaker' lockdown - and is there evidence it would work?

A circuit breaker lockdown involves a short, sharp period of tightened restrictions.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?

Pubs, restaurants and cafés in most of Scotland are to be barred from selling alcohol indoors for more than two weeks.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Explainer: What is the current situation with Covid-19 in nursing homes in Ireland?

NPHET raised concerns over outbreaks in nursing homes last weekend.

Coronavirus: The entire country is now in Level 3 - here's what that means

The new restrictions kicked in at midnight.

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