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# covid19-facts - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 10th 2021, 4:10 PM 99,420 Views 138 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 34,770 Views 44 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid described the figures as a ‘good start to the weekend’.

# covid19-facts - Friday 9 April, 2021

Coronavirus: 34 further deaths across at least five months and 473 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 34 further deaths across at least five months and 473 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 9th 2021, 5:57 PM 96,659 Views 150 Comments

19 of the deaths reported today occurred in February.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 8 April, 2021

'Stable, potentially improving situation': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Stable, potentially improving situation': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Apr 8th 2021, 8:08 PM 37,305 Views 49 Comments

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

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 400 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 400 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 8th 2021, 5:58 PM 68,873 Views 73 Comments

The latest figures have been reported by the Department of Health.

One million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered in Ireland
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

One million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered in Ireland

Apr 8th 2021, 3:47 PM 51,915 Views 120 Comments

Close to 19% of the eligible population will have received their first dose by the end of today.

Irishman who can't come home for mother's funeral questions 'arbitrary' decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list
# Mandatory Hotel Quaratine
# Mandatory Hotel Quaratine

Irishman who can't come home for mother's funeral questions 'arbitrary' decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list

Apr 8th 2021, 6:00 AM 53,866 Views 40 Comments

John Doherty has questioned why the country was added to the list while other US territories or the US itself were not.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 6:05 PM 30,416 Views 89 Comments

NIAC has said its current advice about the use of this vaccine in Ireland still applies.

Covid-19 linked to increased risk of psychiatric and neurological conditions
# University Of Oxford
# University Of Oxford

Covid-19 linked to increased risk of psychiatric and neurological conditions

Apr 7th 2021, 8:24 AM 27,987 Views 63 Comments

University of Oxford researchers have estimated that one in three survivors were diagnosed with such a condition in the following six months.

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose

Apr 7th 2021, 7:27 AM 20,061 Views 45 Comments

The figures are continuing to fall across the country.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 443 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 443 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 6th 2021, 5:20 PM 75,558 Views 101 Comments

The latest figures have been reported by the Department of Health.

Covid-19: Ireland's one-millionth vaccine dose to be given this week as number of hospital patients rises
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Ireland's one-millionth vaccine dose to be given this week as number of hospital patients rises

Apr 6th 2021, 7:32 AM 33,382 Views 61 Comments

The majority of hospital cases are based in Dublin.

# covid19-facts - Monday 5 April, 2021

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 5:44 PM 38,500 Views 82 Comments

However, he warned against complacency in the fight against Covid-19.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 320 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 320 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 5th 2021, 4:12 PM 105,702 Views 150 Comments

The latest figures were released in a statement today.

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000

Apr 5th 2021, 3:35 PM 16,432 Views 13 Comments

Maharashtra, the worst-hit state, recorded nearly 60,000 cases in the last 24 hours.

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns

Apr 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 29,018 Views 65 Comments

Danny Altmann, professor of immunology at Imperial College London, said they would need ‘enormous scrutiny’.

Talks to take place this week to find a compromise on mandatory hotel quarantine expansion
# Travel
# Travel

Talks to take place this week to find a compromise on mandatory hotel quarantine expansion

Apr 5th 2021, 12:58 PM 29,607 Views 65 Comments

One idea on the table is expanding the role of quarantining at home.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital rises slightly after dropping to pre-Christmas levels
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital rises slightly after dropping to pre-Christmas levels

Apr 4th 2021, 11:02 AM 29,295 Views 38 Comments

Numbers have gradually decreased in recent days.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 511 new cases as HSE says total vaccinations to top a million next week
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 511 new cases as HSE says total vaccinations to top a million next week

Apr 3rd 2021, 4:06 PM 104,015 Views 126 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Covid-19: 232 patients in hospital as health officials urge public to keep contacts low over Easter weekend
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 232 patients in hospital as health officials urge public to keep contacts low over Easter weekend

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:56 AM 31,814 Views 88 Comments

The latest figures were published by the HSE.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Health minister signs approval for Janssen vaccine as 272 patients in hospital with Covid-19
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health minister signs approval for Janssen vaccine as 272 patients in hospital with Covid-19

Apr 1st 2021, 8:55 AM 39,118 Views 47 Comments

The number of hospitalisations is at its lowest point since Christmas Day.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 411 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 411 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 31st 2021, 3:16 PM 83,753 Views 111 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this afternoon.

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops to lowest number since late December
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops to lowest number since late December

Mar 31st 2021, 7:47 AM 17,522 Views 24 Comments

As of 8pm last night, there are also 65 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.

# covid19-facts - Monday 29 March, 2021

Coronavirus: One death and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: One death and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 29th 2021, 5:18 PM 74,243 Views 198 Comments

The latest figures were released in a statement this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 26 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 20 deaths and 584 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 20 deaths and 584 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 26th 2021, 5:44 PM 94,042 Views 165 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'There are brighter days coming': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'There are brighter days coming': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 25th 2021, 9:16 PM 51,008 Views 71 Comments

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

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 currently stands at 310
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 currently stands at 310

Updated Mar 25th 2021, 1:59 PM 32,744 Views 32 Comments
  • As of 8pm last night, there are 75 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 683 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said last night that having all schools fully open in April is a top priority for the government.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Taoiseach says situation is 'fragile', but progress being achieved with falling hospital and ICU numbers

Taoiseach says situation is 'fragile', but progress being achieved with falling hospital and ICU numbers

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 2:00 PM 31,186 Views 51 Comments
  • The number of people with Covid-19 in intensive care units currently stands at 76.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 371 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • The booking portal for mandatory hotel quarantine in Ireland went live yesterday morning.
  • A total of 10,613 passengers arrived into Dublin Airport last week.
FactCheck: Is the medication ivermectin an alternative to Covid-19 vaccines?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is the medication ivermectin an alternative to Covid-19 vaccines?

Mar 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,963 Views 0 Comments

A lot of studies are being carried out into whether the anti-parasitic drug could be used to treat Covid-19.

# covid19-facts - Friday 19 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 507 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 507 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 19th 2021, 5:18 PM 79,883 Views 126 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'It's not clear to any of us what's going to happen next': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Nphet
# Nphet

'It's not clear to any of us what's going to happen next': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 18th 2021, 7:47 PM 72,492 Views 89 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 355
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 355

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 11:25 AM 20,707 Views 22 Comments
  • There is currently 86 patients with Covid-19 in intensive care units across the country.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 575 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • The EMA has said it remains of the view that the benefits of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine “outweigh the risks of side effects”.

# covid19-facts - Monday 15 March, 2021

EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'
# Blood Clots
# Blood Clots

EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 5:59 PM 53,160 Views 120 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that the administration of the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine be temporarily deferred.
  • Germany, France and Italy today halted use of the vaccine after, on Saturday, Norwegian officials reported further cases of blood clots or brain haemorrhages in younger people who received the jab.
  • The World Health Organization has said no causal link had been established between the vaccine and blood clotting.
Coronavirus: No new deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 15th 2021, 5:54 PM 79,132 Views 121 Comments

Health officials addressed the suspension of the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine amid concerns over blood clots.

Explainer: What we know so far about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine pause in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What we know so far about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine pause in Ireland

Mar 15th 2021, 2:45 PM 17,342 Views 27 Comments

The pause followed an alert from Norwegian authorities about four serious blood clotting cases.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 543 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 543 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 13th 2021, 5:25 PM 111,856 Views 206 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Friday 12 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 646 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 646 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 12th 2021, 5:44 PM 92,882 Views 250 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history

Mar 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 109,791 Views 49 Comments

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

Factfind: Has Ireland experienced 'excess mortality' since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Has Ireland experienced 'excess mortality' since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic?

Mar 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 66,270 Views 0 Comments

Several posts on social media have tried to play down the need for lockdowns by pointing to excess deaths.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'We can't afford to deteriorate': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

'We can't afford to deteriorate': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 11th 2021, 8:44 PM 43,274 Views 54 Comments

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