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# covid19 - Friday 9 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 9th 2021, 5:33 PM 82,566 Views 166 Comments

50 patients are in hospital, including 15 in ICU.

# covid19 - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Govt to issue 1.9 million digital certs Monday but they won't be compulsory for travel, says Minister
# EU Covid Pass
# EU Covid Pass

Govt to issue 1.9 million digital certs Monday but they won't be compulsory for travel, says Minister

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 6:22 PM 56,103 Views 46 Comments

Minister of State Ossian Smyth said the Covid pass would speed things up at the airport.

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks
# HSE Briefing
# HSE Briefing

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 4:30 PM 77,956 Views 126 Comments

Some 4.5 million vaccine doses have been administered to date, and over two million people are fully vaccinated.

# covid19 - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 581 new cases confirmed in Ireland, highest count in two months
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 581 new cases confirmed in Ireland, highest count in two months

Updated Jul 7th 2021, 6:58 PM 82,043 Views 183 Comments

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

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'

Jul 7th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,850 Views 31 Comments

Dr Ryan also spoke of how inequality has led to poorer outcomes for marginalised groups during the pandemic.

# covid19 - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 9:53 AM 49,049 Views 45 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

Festivals, football and foreign travel: how successful have large-scale test events been in Europe?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Festivals, football and foreign travel: how successful have large-scale test events been in Europe?

Jul 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 15,480 Views 12 Comments
  • Several pilot events across Europe have had encouraging results, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • But the WHO is concerned in particular about how Euro 2020 socialising will impact on transmission.

# covid19 - Monday 5 July, 2021

Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level
# Donegal
# Donegal

Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level

Jul 5th 2021, 3:29 PM 50,162 Views 32 Comments

The Donegal town of Buncrana has the highest rate of infection in the country.

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19

Jul 5th 2021, 7:19 AM 33,418 Views 89 Comments

Boris Johnson will lead a Downing Street press conference updating his plans for ‘freedom day’ on 19 July.

# covid19 - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Ireland's Covid-19 death toll reaches 5,000 as health officials confirm 448 new cases
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Ireland's Covid-19 death toll reaches 5,000 as health officials confirm 448 new cases

Jul 1st 2021, 4:49 PM 88,855 Views 205 Comments

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

# covid19 - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant

Jun 30th 2021, 6:16 PM 14,321 Views 7 Comments

Micheál Martin said the HSE issued “very, very clear guidance” to maternity units on the restrictions.

De Gascun: Delta variant will 'almost certainly' be dominant in Ireland by mid-July
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

De Gascun: Delta variant will 'almost certainly' be dominant in Ireland by mid-July

Jun 30th 2021, 9:33 AM 54,126 Views 128 Comments

The NPHET member says the variant is “at least twice as transmissible as the virus we experienced last summer.”

# covid19 - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 351 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 351 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 29th 2021, 5:16 PM 50,126 Views 138 Comments

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

# covid19 - Monday 28 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 305 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 305 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 28th 2021, 5:03 PM 53,782 Views 137 Comments

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

# covid19 - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 20th 2021, 1:11 PM 59,826 Views 82 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

Updated Jun 20th 2021, 11:30 AM 56,073 Views 39 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns
# Covid19
# Covid19

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns

Jun 20th 2021, 10:04 AM 30,084 Views 27 Comments

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland rook effect on Tuesday.

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

Jun 20th 2021, 8:19 AM 23,170 Views 30 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?

Jun 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 101,130 Views 96 Comments

In just one week there has been a 79% rise in cases of this variant across the UK.

# covid19 - Saturday 19 June, 2021

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

Jun 19th 2021, 7:29 PM 31,309 Views 21 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs
# Russia
# Russia

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs

Jun 19th 2021, 1:57 PM 33,114 Views 22 Comments

The highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India represents nearly 90% of new cases.

Coronavirus: 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 19th 2021, 1:10 PM 47,544 Views 93 Comments

48 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 14 are in ICU.

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
# Covid19
# Covid19

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

Jun 19th 2021, 12:44 PM 29,598 Views 54 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

Canada removed from Mandatory Hotel Quarantine list, hospitalisations continue to fall
# Covid19
# Covid19

Canada removed from Mandatory Hotel Quarantine list, hospitalisations continue to fall

Jun 19th 2021, 8:26 AM 28,194 Views 20 Comments

The total number of people in hospital with the virus is 44

# covid19 - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?

Jun 17th 2021, 5:11 PM 9,766 Views 0 Comments

Registration for this group will be open from Sunday.

# covid19 - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 15th 2021, 4:59 PM 44,505 Views 56 Comments

60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, with 23 in ICU.

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots
# RCSI
# RCSI

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots

Jun 15th 2021, 7:07 AM 44,285 Views 8 Comments

The work was led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

# covid19 - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 13th 2021, 3:34 PM 47,362 Views 101 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?
# Holidays
# Holidays

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?

Jun 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 32,321 Views 30 Comments

The cert will allow free travel for vaccinated people as well as those who have had a recent negative PCR test.

# covid19 - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 12th 2021, 3:37 PM 63,431 Views 78 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# covid19 - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,840 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

# covid19 - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland
# Progress
# Progress

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland

Jun 8th 2021, 5:32 PM 45,048 Views 27 Comments

Around 25% of the adult population are fully vaccinated.

# covid19 - Monday 7 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 7th 2021, 3:25 PM 51,370 Views 50 Comments

69 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, including 26 people in ICU.

# covid19 - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 6th 2021, 3:03 PM 50,245 Views 95 Comments

70 patients are in hospital with Covid-19, including 27 people in intensive care units.

Publicans face challenge after ‘irreplaceable’ staff lost during pandemic
# Reopening
# Reopening

Publicans face challenge after ‘irreplaceable’ staff lost during pandemic

Jun 6th 2021, 1:34 PM 42,660 Views 65 Comments

Bars across the country can reopen tomorrow to serve customers outdoors.

# covid19 - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 416 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 416 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 5th 2021, 3:09 PM 52,499 Views 45 Comments

74 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, including 29 people in ICU.

# covid19 - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 407 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Figures
# Figures

Coronavirus: 407 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 2nd 2021, 2:32 PM 49,408 Views 70 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# covid19 - Monday 31 May, 2021

Covid restriction compliance fell to lowest level since last summer ahead of May reopenings
# NPHET Minutes
# NPHET Minutes

Covid restriction compliance fell to lowest level since last summer ahead of May reopenings

May 31st 2021, 5:58 PM 28,477 Views 74 Comments

The level of worry about Covid-19 and compliance with restrictions both had a “particularly steep fall” towards the end of April.

# covid19 - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Vaccine rollout: Ireland still on track for 80% target by early July but data is patchy due to cyberattack
# Rollout
# Rollout

Vaccine rollout: Ireland still on track for 80% target by early July but data is patchy due to cyberattack

May 22nd 2021, 9:30 AM 37,744 Views 44 Comments

If there are no further supply problems or safety concerns, Ireland is still firmly on track to hit that 80% target in early July.

# covid19 - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Coronavirus: 469 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 469 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 20th 2021, 5:22 PM 64,828 Views 73 Comments

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