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# nphet - Yesterday’s News

'No one should have to pay': Acting CMO says Covid-19 tests should be free for the public

There are concerns that the cost of tests could stop those with the virus from coming forward.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 57 more cases confirmed in Ireland

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

# nphet - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

# nphet - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs

The VFI called for the evidence linking Covid-19 spikes to pubs reopening to be published.

# nphet - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

New clusters in meat plants, direct provision centres and among Traveller community

There is also concern about a shift in the location of cases away from the greater Dublin region.

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations

It is understood that 11pm closure is not a hard rule for businesses.

# nphet - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say

Today’s decision based on advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) comes after an increase in cases over recent weeks.

# nphet - Saturday 1 August, 2020

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'

Glynn has also asked workplaces to review their procedures and protocols.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Today’s case numbers come on the back of 38 cases being confirmed yesterday and 85 on Thursday.

# nphet - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 85 new cases confirmed in Ireland

A briefing by the Department of Health is being held this evening.

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879

HSE CEO Paul Reid revealed the figure this morning.

# nphet - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events GAA

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events

A maximum gathering of 200 persons is permitted in the 26 counties.

# nphet - Friday 24 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 20 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

# nphet - Thursday 23 July, 2020

As it stands 'we are absolutely on track' for children to go back to school in September, says NPHET

Health officials today confirmed 9 further deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland and seven new cases.

# nphet - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Ireland facing 'very precarious' moment as NPHET warns next week's cases have 'already been seeded'

Public Health officials said one more patient in Ireland had died of Covid-19 and 21 new cases had been diagnosed.

From The42 GAA still hopeful of 40% full stadiums for inter-county championship Safe Numbers

GAA still hopeful of 40% full stadiums for inter-county championship

Meanwhile, Mid Tipperary have become one of the first bodies to discourage supporters from attending matches in the coming weeks.

# nphet - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Reopening of pubs delayed by three weeks as Government pushes Phase Four back to 10 August

The country will not now move to Phase 4 on 20 July as planned.

# nphet - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

NPHET concerns throw plans to reopen bars next week into doubt

Under Phase Four, all pubs, bars, hotel bars and casinos are permitted to reopen.

Pubs unsure about reopening next week as NPHET says it's 'too early' to say it'll happen

The final phase of the government’s reopening is planned for 20 July.

# nphet - Monday 13 July, 2020

'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine

Some hospitality businesses have turned away tourists who are not following the quarantine advice on arrival in Ireland.

# nphet - Friday 10 July, 2020

Explainer: The R0 is now 'at or above 1', but what does that mean for Covid-19 in Ireland?

Acting chief medical officer Dr. Ronan Glynn said that the situation remains stable.

# nphet - Friday 3 July, 2020

Profile: Who is new Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn?

Glynn is taking over the role after Dr Tony Holohan announced he is stepping aside for family reasons.

# nphet - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons

Dr Ronan Glynn has been appointed Acting Chief Medical Officer.

# nphet - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

# nphet - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and three new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department this evening.

# nphet - Friday 26 June, 2020

'Planning a stay-cation would be good': Holohan urges public not to plan non-essential trips abroad

Data shows there have been 13 new cases of Covid-19 associated with travel in the last two weeks.

# nphet - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

Cabinet meets today on Phase Three, with mandatory face coverings on public transport top of list

A Cabinet sub-committee, meanwhile, has agreed to ease restrictions on air travel to some countries within Europe from July.

# nphet - Monday 22 June, 2020

'You may represent a risk to your loved ones': Over one third of recent Covid-19 cases in people under 35

The CMO said a return to ‘the way things used to be’ could lead to a resurgence of disease.

# nphet - Friday 19 June, 2020

Hairdressers and barbers permitted to reopen from 29 June

The Cabinet today agreed to move the date forward after a recommendation from NPHET.

# nphet - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Hairdressers and barbers should be allowed reopen at end of month, NPHET recommends

This recommendation will be subject to Cabinet approval tomorrow.

# nphet - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Pubs, churches and cafes: Looking ahead to what to expect in Phase Three

As Ireland continues to re-open, the exact nature of Phase Three and Phase Four is being planned.

# nphet - Monday 15 June, 2020

Government launches campaign to encourage use of face coverings

Health Minister Simon Harris said people will need to get into the habit of bringing a face covering out with them like they do with their phone or keys.

# nphet - Saturday 13 June, 2020

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history

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

# nphet - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'It's actually a serious issue': Government to consider next week when hairdressers could re-open

Minister Harris said he recognises the importance of this question for business owners and for the wellbeing of members of the public.

# nphet - Saturday 6 June, 2020

'Highly unlikely' weddings with over 100 people will take place 'over the next few months', says Harris

NPHET is to give advice to government on weddings in the next seven to ten days.

# nphet - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Cabinet set to sign off on Ireland proceeding to Phase Two of reopening

There will be some changes to the published roadmap.

Potential increase in reproductive rate, and face coverings mandatory in UK: Today's Covid-19 main points

Ireland is on course to enter Phase Two of re-opening next Monday.

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday

Shopping centres will not be permitted to reopen in Phase 2.

Proposals made to NPHET on bringing forward the easing of some restrictions, says Taoiseach

Government has proposed bringing things forward from Phase 3 to Phase 2.

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