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# covid19 - Yesterday’s News

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff

Updated 15 hours ago 14,109 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.

# covid19 - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 1:33 PM 40,759 Views 25 Comments

278 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 63 in ICU.

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office
# Phased Reopening
# Phased Reopening

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office

Sun 1:07 PM 30,474 Views 45 Comments

Many businesses are also set to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sun 7:00 AM 18,110 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

# covid19 - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 1:40 PM 41,572 Views 38 Comments

261 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 66 in ICU.

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?

Sat 9:30 AM 24,800 Views 0 Comments

Health authorities across the world have warned of potentially serious side effects associated with improper use.

# covid19 - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,413 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,413 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Thu 6:20 PM 34,906 Views 38 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

# covid19 - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Health officials expect self-isolation criteria for children could be changed 'in the near term'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Health officials expect self-isolation criteria for children could be changed 'in the near term'

Wed 11:42 AM 23,113 Views 15 Comments
  • The CMO said he believes Ireland is on track to lift the majority of restrictions on 22 October.
  • He said officials have not seen anything emerging globally to concern them in relation to new variants.

# covid19 - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements

Sep 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,451 Views 59 Comments
  • 39% of people had disagreements with friends or family about how to behave during the pandemic, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Almost half of those aged 35-44 said they had disagreements with a family member or friend about Covid vaccines.

# covid19 - Thursday 9 September, 2021

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid
# The Rotunda
# The Rotunda

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid

Sep 9th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,709 Views 14 Comments

Critics of the series have questioned why a TV crew was given access when severe restrictions were in place for partners.

# covid19 - Monday 6 September, 2021

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout

Sep 6th 2021, 5:02 PM 9,156 Views 0 Comments

There were calls for clarity at the weekend as some pregnant women tried to get their jab at a walk-in clinic or register through the HSE helpline.

Most of New Zealand to emerge from lockdown on Tuesday
# Covid19
# Covid19

Most of New Zealand to emerge from lockdown on Tuesday

Sep 6th 2021, 8:39 AM 17,197 Views 18 Comments

Auckland will remain under special measures.

'People are dying to dance': Entertainment industry gears up as restrictions on live music ease
# Let's Dance
# Let's Dance

'People are dying to dance': Entertainment industry gears up as restrictions on live music ease

Sep 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 19,081 Views 16 Comments
  • Those working in the sector have already seen an increase in demand since the government announcement, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The industry has said the PUP should continue to be available for workers in the industry until they can return to full employment.

# covid19 - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

UK's surging Covid rates provided 'sobering' lesson as Cabinet agreed 'new phase'
# Covid19
# Covid19

UK's surging Covid rates provided 'sobering' lesson as Cabinet agreed 'new phase'

Sep 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 43,964 Views 26 Comments
  • Ministers have been closely watching rising case numbers after restrictions were eased in the UK, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The government has warned that while most restrictions will be lifted, Ireland will have to live with Covid for some time.

# covid19 - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus
# Labour
# Labour

New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:45 PM 18,350 Views 6 Comments

Senior health sources say new guidelines would allow partners to stay all through labour and birth in single-occupancy rooms.

NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end
# Scaled Back
# Scaled Back

NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 7:55 PM 20,399 Views 24 Comments

NPHET and its sub-groups will move out of the ‘emergency phase’ of the pandemic.

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions

Aug 31st 2021, 6:39 PM 112,400 Views 80 Comments
  • The Taoiseach announced four key dates, with all restrictions on events and indoor activities lifted from 22 October.
  • In September indoor events and entertainment venues will be subject to capacity limits.
Michelle O'Neill in self-isolation after testing positive for Covid-19
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill in self-isolation after testing positive for Covid-19

Aug 31st 2021, 2:39 PM 36,663 Views 39 Comments

“I am thankful to have had two doses of the vaccine,” O’Neill said on Twitter.

# covid19 - Friday 27 August, 2021

Deaths climbed 10% in first quarter of this year with one in every five due to Covid
# CSO Data
# CSO Data

Deaths climbed 10% in first quarter of this year with one in every five due to Covid

Aug 27th 2021, 11:05 PM 19,694 Views 42 Comments

Over one third of Ireland’s recorded Covid deaths occurred in the first quarter of this year.

Debunked: No, the Pfizer Covid jab and Comirnaty are not different vaccines
# Covid19
# Covid19

Debunked: No, the Pfizer Covid jab and Comirnaty are not different vaccines

Aug 27th 2021, 3:55 PM 2,918 Views 0 Comments

This name has been used for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine since December last year.

# covid19 - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,866 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,866 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 26th 2021, 5:27 PM 41,778 Views 78 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest cases this evening.

# covid19 - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 2,051 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 2,051 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 25th 2021, 6:33 PM 84,665 Views 103 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest cases this evening.

# covid19 - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

NPHET key points: All Ireland, Electric Picnic, declining mask wearing and 'extremely high incidence'
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

NPHET key points: All Ireland, Electric Picnic, declining mask wearing and 'extremely high incidence'

Updated Aug 24th 2021, 5:51 PM 127,630 Views 139 Comments
  • CMO Tony Holohan said NPHET would not be opposed from a public health perspective to large events such as Electric Picnic taking place.
  • Holohan said that health officials will be expecting greater levels of flu and other viruses this winter.
  • A further 1,571 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland.

# covid19 - Monday 23 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,592 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# LATEST CASES
# LATEST CASES

Coronavirus: 1,592 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Aug 23rd 2021, 5:36 PM 60,433 Views 98 Comments

There are 318 people in hospital with the virus, with 60 in intensive care.

# covid19 - Saturday 21 August, 2021

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE chief urges people not to dismiss public health advice

Aug 21st 2021, 11:02 AM 21,505 Views 72 Comments

Paul Reid said it was “never too late” to get a Covid vaccine.

# covid19 - Friday 20 August, 2021

Transplant patients urged to get vaccinated due to 'high risk' of infection
# Transplants
# Transplants

Transplant patients urged to get vaccinated due to 'high risk' of infection

Aug 20th 2021, 2:09 PM 8,744 Views 0 Comments

Organ Donation and Transplant Ireland said today that patients who are unvaccinated are at very high risk of infection.

# covid19 - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

New Zealand PM Ardern warns coronavirus outbreak will grow
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand PM Ardern warns coronavirus outbreak will grow

Aug 18th 2021, 8:43 AM 27,053 Views 34 Comments

Nationwide stay-at-home orders were issued yesterday when just one case had been identified.

# covid19 - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,758 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 1,758 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 15th 2021, 3:05 PM 61,332 Views 63 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures this afternoon.

# covid19 - Friday 13 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,978 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,978 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 13th 2021, 5:39 PM 80,590 Views 179 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures this afternoon.

# covid19 - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration opens for the 12-15 age cohort today - here's what you need to know
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration opens for the 12-15 age cohort today - here's what you need to know

Aug 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,030 Views 0 Comments
  • Officials are encouraging parents to consider all of the information available and discuss the vaccine with their children, Michelle Hennessy writes.
  • Several other European countries are also offering vaccines to this age cohort.

# covid19 - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about vaccine the roll-out to the 12-15 age cohort?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about vaccine the roll-out to the 12-15 age cohort?

Aug 10th 2021, 12:09 PM 10,809 Views 0 Comments

The portal is due to open for this age group on Thursday.

# covid19 - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,828 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,828 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 7th 2021, 3:07 PM 122,755 Views 174 Comments

This is the highest daily total number of cases since January.

Walk-in Covid vaccination clinics are open this weekend - here's where they'll be
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

Walk-in Covid vaccination clinics are open this weekend - here's where they'll be

Updated Aug 7th 2021, 11:20 AM 55,937 Views 29 Comments

Last weekend over 30,000 people attended walk-in clinics.

# covid19 - Thursday 5 August, 2021

New guidance for maternity hospitals on allowing partners attend 12-week scans and C-sections
# Covid19
# Covid19

New guidance for maternity hospitals on allowing partners attend 12-week scans and C-sections

Aug 5th 2021, 4:53 PM 14,439 Views 8 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said hospitals have to balance the needs of pregnant women with the risk to unvaccinated women.

# covid19 - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,314 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,314 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 4th 2021, 5:59 PM 53,878 Views 86 Comments

There has been a total of 5,044 deaths related to Covid-19 in Ireland.

# covid19 - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland
# Belfast High Court
# Belfast High Court

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland

Aug 3rd 2021, 9:51 PM 17,651 Views 38 Comments

It comes after a relaxation of coronavirus regulations by the Stormont Executive to allow live music to resume.

# covid19 - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Travel
# Travel

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list

Jul 31st 2021, 4:54 PM 18,475 Views 11 Comments

Kuwait has been removed from the list of designated states with effect from today.

Coronavirus: 1,427 new cases confirmed, as Ireland reaches 300,000 case milestone
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,427 new cases confirmed, as Ireland reaches 300,000 case milestone

Jul 31st 2021, 4:04 PM 66,713 Views 106 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

# covid19 - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,361 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,361 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 29th 2021, 5:33 PM 46,145 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Secondary students: 'Covid jab rollout welcome but it's vital we're part of conversation'
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Secondary students: 'Covid jab rollout welcome but it's vital we're part of conversation'

Jul 29th 2021, 2:30 PM 8,447 Views 9 Comments

Parental consent will have to be given for those aged 12-15.

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