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# nphet - Friday 22 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 2,466 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 2,466 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Fri 5:01 PM 59,655 Views 84 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# nphet - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

From snake oil to government policy - the long and winding antigen test debate
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

From snake oil to government policy - the long and winding antigen test debate

Wed 6:30 AM 10,665 Views 8 Comments

The Government announced yesterday that it is to increase the use of antigen tests.

# nphet - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees
# Reopening
# Reopening

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees

Tue 7:30 PM 43,881 Views 30 Comments

Concert promoter Shane Dunne reacts to the latest government announcement on the live events sector.

NPHET considered 'full pause' on easing restrictions and warned they may have to be reintroduced
# Nphet Letter
# Nphet Letter

NPHET considered 'full pause' on easing restrictions and warned they may have to be reintroduced

Tue 3:15 PM 44,105 Views 49 Comments

The Government was warned about the ‘precarious’ Covid situation ahead of today’s limited loosening of restrictions.

# nphet - Monday 18 October, 2021

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'
# 22 October
# 22 October

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'

Updated Oct 18th 2021, 9:43 AM 58,166 Views 182 Comments
  • NPHET is due to meet at 2pm before delivering its advice to the Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee.
  • Almost all remaining Covid-19 restrictions are due to be lifted on Friday.
  • But a recent rise in cases numbers and hospitlisations has thrown the plan into doubt.
Poll: Do you think the country should remove all Covid-19 restrictions this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the country should remove all Covid-19 restrictions this week?

Oct 18th 2021, 8:40 AM 157,458 Views 171 Comments

Nphet meet today to discuss their advice for Government as the country prepares to reopen.

# nphet - Sunday 17 October, 2021

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

Oct 17th 2021, 9:32 AM 29,151 Views 73 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# nphet - Saturday 16 October, 2021

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan

Oct 16th 2021, 7:04 PM 36,211 Views 84 Comments

Public health officials confirmed 2,180 new cases earlier today.

# nphet - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says

Oct 5th 2021, 4:43 PM 41,444 Views 20 Comments

“We seem to have come close to suppressing what is a very transmissible virus,” he said.

# nphet - Friday 1 October, 2021

NPHET's Covid-19 briefings set to end for good as team moves to 'surveillance mode'
# The End
# The End

NPHET's Covid-19 briefings set to end for good as team moves to 'surveillance mode'

Oct 1st 2021, 12:01 AM 22,764 Views 29 Comments
  • Health officials are due to revert to their original duties later this month, writes Cónal Thomas.
  • Members of NPHET have not held a public briefing since 24 August.

# nphet - 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'

Sep 15th 2021, 11:42 AM 23,189 Views 16 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.

# nphet - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

NIAC recommends booster mRNA dose for care home residents and over 80s
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

NIAC recommends booster mRNA dose for care home residents and over 80s

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 8:32 PM 17,554 Views 7 Comments

The booster can be given six months after the initial vaccine course was completed.

# nphet - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

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 20,457 Views 24 Comments

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

# nphet - Monday 30 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,293 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,293 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 30th 2021, 5:22 PM 50,378 Views 55 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures this evening.

# nphet - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,706 new cases confirmed as CMO issues message to parents ahead of schools' return
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,706 new cases confirmed as CMO issues message to parents ahead of schools' return

Updated Aug 29th 2021, 3:30 PM 77,103 Views 67 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures this afternoon.

Poll: Should NPHET be disbanded in October?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should NPHET be disbanded in October?

Aug 29th 2021, 11:46 AM 79,807 Views 112 Comments

The Taoiseach refused to confirm or deny reports by the Irish Independent yesterday.

# nphet - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Taoiseach declines to comment on rumours that NPHET is to be disbanded
# Nphet
# Nphet

Taoiseach declines to comment on rumours that NPHET is to be disbanded

Aug 28th 2021, 5:51 PM 38,793 Views 74 Comments

It follows reports that the group will be wound up by October.

# nphet - Friday 27 August, 2021

As it happened: Offices to reopen and live events to return on 'phased basis' over Sept and Oct
Live Aug 27th 2021, 6:15 PM

As it happened: Offices to reopen and live events to return on 'phased basis' over Sept and Oct

  • Catherine Martin said she wants to see “an easing of restrictions in September for our musicians, for our artists”.
  • Eamon Ryan said there is a potential for public transport to return to 100% capacity next month under plans being discussed.
  • Minister Ryan also said confirmations and communions could possibly recommence from September.

# nphet - Monday 23 August, 2021

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening

Aug 23rd 2021, 11:30 PM 24,071 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánasite and the chief medical officer have been invited to attend a meeting with live entertainment reps.

# nphet - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 2,125 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 2,125 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 21st 2021, 3:35 PM 83,983 Views 143 Comments

This is the third time in a week that the daily caseload surpassed 2,000.

# nphet - Friday 20 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 2,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 2,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 20th 2021, 5:40 PM 81,197 Views 110 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# nphet - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Roadmap for easing of Covid restrictions set to be published on 31 August
# New Roadmap
# New Roadmap

Roadmap for easing of Covid restrictions set to be published on 31 August

Aug 19th 2021, 5:53 PM 26,948 Views 42 Comments

“We will be going into a new era of the management of Covid-19,” Taoiseach Micheál Martin said this evening.

# nphet - 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 80,681 Views 179 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures this afternoon.

# nphet - Friday 6 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,782 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,782 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 6th 2021, 4:24 PM 88,326 Views 134 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Government Press Office this evening.

# nphet - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Legal experts call for clarity on relationship between NPHET and government
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Legal experts call for clarity on relationship between NPHET and government

Aug 4th 2021, 7:25 AM 31,157 Views 83 Comments

A report said the public health team became the “de facto decision maker” rather than simply an adviser to government.

# nphet - Monday 2 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,352 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,352 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 2nd 2021, 3:30 PM 58,759 Views 112 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health on Twitter.

# nphet - 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 46,168 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# nphet - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,408 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 1,408 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 28th 2021, 3:21 PM 78,833 Views 99 Comments

The Department confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# nphet - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,120 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,120 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 27th 2021, 5:50 PM 73,858 Views 99 Comments

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

# nphet - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 24th 2021, 3:13 PM 70,591 Views 95 Comments

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

# nphet - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Unsolicited calls to Holohan and Glynn are 'appalling', says Donnelly
# Nphet
# Nphet

Unsolicited calls to Holohan and Glynn are 'appalling', says Donnelly

Jul 18th 2021, 1:27 PM 66,305 Views 89 Comments

The chief medical officer and his deputy have received threatening phone calls recently.

# nphet - Monday 12 July, 2021

Cabinet approves legislation for phased reopening of indoor dining
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Cabinet approves legislation for phased reopening of indoor dining

Updated Jul 12th 2021, 7:40 PM 66,686 Views 122 Comments
  • The legislation will go before the Oireachtas in the coming days
  • Under 18s will be permitted indoors once accompanied by a vaccinated or recovered guardian
  • Venues will still have to comply with social distancing measures

# nphet - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 397 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 397 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 6th 2021, 5:46 PM 53,881 Views 105 Comments

Health officials are seeing a “small but concerning increase in hospitalisations in recent days”.

# nphet - Monday 5 July, 2021

'Number of options' to get indoor dining reopened under discussion
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

'Number of options' to get indoor dining reopened under discussion

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 6:00 PM 64,290 Views 159 Comments

The industry met with government representatives today for talks on the reopening of hospitality.

# nphet - Friday 2 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 512 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 512 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 2nd 2021, 4:53 PM 80,241 Views 195 Comments

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

NPHET member says team 'not there to be popular' as Donnelly criticises 'online vitriol'
# Nphet
# Nphet

NPHET member says team 'not there to be popular' as Donnelly criticises 'online vitriol'

Jul 2nd 2021, 2:52 PM 33,392 Views 94 Comments

Dr Cillian de Gascun said negative commentary can be “a little bit disheartening”.

Pharmacies set to begin vaccinating 18-34 year-olds from next Monday
# Janssen
# Janssen

Pharmacies set to begin vaccinating 18-34 year-olds from next Monday

Jul 2nd 2021, 11:44 AM 137,450 Views 159 Comments

People in the age bracket can contact a participating pharmacy to book an appointment for the jab.

# nphet - Thursday 1 July, 2021

About 70% of cases now Delta as Holohan says country facing further Covid wave
# Delta
# Delta

About 70% of cases now Delta as Holohan says country facing further Covid wave

Jul 1st 2021, 7:12 PM 54,715 Views 112 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said the country is facing a “significant wave of Delta-driven transmission”.

Taoiseach: NIAC advice included in modelling wouldn't have affected pause to hospitality
# Cabinet Confidentiality
# Cabinet Confidentiality

Taoiseach: NIAC advice included in modelling wouldn't have affected pause to hospitality

Jul 1st 2021, 3:45 PM 9,468 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach told reporters he will not talk about what was discussed at Cabinet last Tuesday.

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'

Jul 1st 2021, 2:28 PM 9,062 Views 12 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said earlier this month that antigen testing is “just not as good as PCR”.

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