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# covid19-facts - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 30 deaths and 311 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 30 deaths and 311 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 9th 2021, 5:32 PM 87,134 Views 109 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'

Mar 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,414 Views 54 Comments

The HSE CEO is due to tell the Oireachtas Health Committee that all major indicators of Covid-19 are now trending downwards.

# covid19-facts - Monday 8 March, 2021

Vaccine misinformation about fertility: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

Vaccine misinformation about fertility: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 8th 2021, 8:23 PM 29,473 Views 22 Comments

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

More classes can return to schools as planned, but NPHET watching figures 'very carefully'
# Education
# Education

More classes can return to schools as planned, but NPHET watching figures 'very carefully'

Mar 8th 2021, 6:49 PM 23,982 Views 23 Comments

More pupils are set to return to schools next week.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 8th 2021, 5:38 PM 85,944 Views 89 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 7th 2021, 5:38 PM 86,439 Views 153 Comments

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

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week

Updated Mar 7th 2021, 5:17 PM 39,736 Views 91 Comments

Arlene Foster says there will be an issue with different levels of vaccination across Ireland.

# covid19-facts - Friday 5 March, 2021

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 5th 2021, 5:44 PM 66,097 Views 120 Comments

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

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:50 PM 29,713 Views 74 Comments
  • There are currently 426 patients in hospital with Covid-19.
  • 102 patients with Covid-19 are in intensive care currently.
  • Health officials yesterday confirmed that a further 39 people with Covid-19 died in Ireland.
  • Four stillbirths with possible links to Covid-19 are under investigation by health officials.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Western outbreak linked to 442 Covid-19 cases: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

Western outbreak linked to 442 Covid-19 cases: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 4th 2021, 7:56 PM 45,715 Views 35 Comments

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

Coronavirus: 39 deaths and 462 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Coronavirus: 39 deaths and 462 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 4th 2021, 5:55 PM 74,952 Views 97 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 5:34 PM 57,419 Views 80 Comments
  • GPs and advocacy groups will help identify patients in the community.
  • AstraZeneca deliveries this week will also be reduced.
  • The 500,000th vaccine dose will be administered over the next week.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 3rd 2021, 5:51 PM 87,484 Views 140 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 2nd 2021, 5:44 PM 106,409 Views 112 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said this is the lowest number of cases reported in a single day since mid-December.

FactCheck: Misleading Covid-19 claims in a leaflet made by three political parties
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

FactCheck: Misleading Covid-19 claims in a leaflet made by three political parties

Mar 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 75,998 Views 17 Comments

The leaflet was produced by Renua, the Irish Freedom Party and Direct Democracy Ireland.

# covid19-facts - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Coming to the end of this period of the pandemic': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Nphet
# Nphet

'Coming to the end of this period of the pandemic': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 1st 2021, 7:47 PM 61,273 Views 53 Comments

Behavioural data about compliance and a continued decline in hospitalisations were among the topics discussed.

Coronavirus: One death and 687 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: One death and 687 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Mar 1st 2021, 5:54 PM 78,316 Views 111 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue

Feb 28th 2021, 12:02 AM 69,429 Views 38 Comments

The changes announced this week related to those with underlying health conditions.

# covid19-facts - Friday 26 February, 2021

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list

Feb 26th 2021, 8:55 PM 54,788 Views 65 Comments

The updated list of countries was announced by the Minister for Health this evening.

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?

Feb 26th 2021, 8:31 PM 26,069 Views 0 Comments

Unions have called for regular rapid testing as part of the re-opening of schools next month.

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 26th 2021, 5:23 PM 81,587 Views 185 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Thursday 25 February, 2021

First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Covid19
# Covid19

First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Feb 25th 2021, 7:39 PM 75,189 Views 101 Comments

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

Coronavirus: 35 deaths and 613 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 35 deaths and 613 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 25th 2021, 5:48 PM 69,637 Views 51 Comments

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

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600

Feb 25th 2021, 9:05 AM 19,207 Views 43 Comments

Ten Covid-19 patients being treated in ICU died in the 24 hours up to 8am yesterday – the single highest daily number.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

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

Coronavirus: 56 deaths and 574 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 24th 2021, 5:50 PM 96,179 Views 169 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

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

Coronavirus: 45 deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2021, 5:43 PM 74,729 Views 123 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 Feb 22nd 2021, 11:01 PM 226,863 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

Feb 22nd 2021, 6:06 PM 84,646 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 Feb 22nd 2021, 11:32 AM 45,373 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

Feb 21st 2021, 12:39 PM 26,414 Views 100 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

Feb 20th 2021, 5:24 PM 115,920 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

Feb 19th 2021, 5:30 PM 71,387 Views 172 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

Feb 18th 2021, 9:56 PM 53,043 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 85,609 Views 132 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 97,999 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 86,471 Views 117 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 66,892 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 99,122 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 25,181 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 57,284 Views 71 Comments

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