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# 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

Thu 5:33 PM 45,935 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

Wed 3:21 PM 78,363 Views 100 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 73,348 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 70,494 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 66,234 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 66,586 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 53,819 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 64,240 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 80,188 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 33,347 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 137,067 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 54,681 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 9,455 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 8,987 Views 12 Comments

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

Philip Nolan: Indoor hospitality risks 'significant' Covid surge even in most optimistic scenario
# Exponential Growth
# Exponential Growth

Philip Nolan: Indoor hospitality risks 'significant' Covid surge even in most optimistic scenario

Jul 1st 2021, 10:13 AM 26,291 Views 124 Comments

The NPHET member said vaccines offer extraordinary protection, but are not perfect.

# nphet - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

NPHET modelling 'didn't account for AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines being made available to all age groups'
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

NPHET modelling 'didn't account for AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines being made available to all age groups'

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 5:21 PM 70,651 Views 150 Comments

NPHET has recommended that only vaccinated people should be allowed to dine indoors or enjoy any indoor activity.

'It's absolutely ridiculous to exclude people': Young hospitality workers on indoor dining restrictions
# Barred From The Bar
# Barred From The Bar

'It's absolutely ridiculous to exclude people': Young hospitality workers on indoor dining restrictions

Jun 30th 2021, 5:00 PM 13,162 Views 39 Comments

As NPHET suggests only opening indoor dining for those that are vaccinated, we spoke to the servers.

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 54,056 Views 128 Comments

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

# nphet - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'Not practical, unenforceable and discriminatory': Government’s latest Covid plans branded unacceptable
# 'absolutely Bananas'
# 'absolutely Bananas'

'Not practical, unenforceable and discriminatory': Government’s latest Covid plans branded unacceptable

Jun 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 29,388 Views 77 Comments

Opposition TDs have called on the government to rescind its decision, describing it as “absolutely bananas”.

Donnelly defends potential for unvaccinated people to work in indoor dining, but not be able to avail of it
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Donnelly defends potential for unvaccinated people to work in indoor dining, but not be able to avail of it

Jun 29th 2021, 3:06 PM 33,009 Views 48 Comments

The planned reopening of indoor hospitality has been pushed until at least 19 July.

NPHET recommendation on indoor dining was 'very divisive', say politicians
# Delta Doubts
# Delta Doubts

NPHET recommendation on indoor dining was 'very divisive', say politicians

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 12:40 PM 52,722 Views 190 Comments
  • Full reopening of hospitality delayed past planned 5 July date
  • Restaurant and pub groups say suggestion is "unworkable" and "ridiculous"
  • The Taoiseach said we are in "a race between the variant and vaccine".

# nphet - Monday 28 June, 2021

Varadkar says a delay to indoor hospitality is 'not inevitable'
# Delta Decisions
# Delta Decisions

Varadkar says a delay to indoor hospitality is 'not inevitable'

Jun 28th 2021, 12:08 PM 60,899 Views 181 Comments

NPHET is meeting today on whether to delay the reopening of indoor hospitality.

# nphet - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Tánaiste says 'final call' on further reopening on 5 July can’t be made until next week
# Reopening
# Reopening

Tánaiste says 'final call' on further reopening on 5 July can’t be made until next week

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 1:28 PM 33,244 Views 107 Comments

NPHET is due to advise the Government next Thursday on the epidemiological situation in Ireland.

'Insufficient evidence' around use of Covid-19 interventions, other than vaccines, Hiqa says
# Advice
# Advice

'Insufficient evidence' around use of Covid-19 interventions, other than vaccines, Hiqa says

Jun 23rd 2021, 1:12 PM 10,558 Views 34 Comments

Hiqa said that being generally healthy may reduce the risk of “poor outcomes from Covid-19″.

# nphet - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'I hope we don't get back to this': Concerns in government that NPHET could push back against return of foreign travel
# Holidays
# Holidays

'I hope we don't get back to this': Concerns in government that NPHET could push back against return of foreign travel

Jun 22nd 2021, 10:05 PM 37,473 Views 55 Comments

The government has earmarked a return to foreign travel on 19 July.

Coronavirus: 294 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 294 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:15 PM 42,758 Views 57 Comments

39 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital.

Government to launch campaign on travel making clear that young unvaccinated people can go abroad
# Free To Go
# Free To Go

Government to launch campaign on travel making clear that young unvaccinated people can go abroad

Jun 22nd 2021, 6:10 AM 67,603 Views 37 Comments

Tanaiste Leo Varadkar clarified yesterday that young people who are not fully vaccinated can travel abroad this summer, despite the chief medical officer Tony Holohan giving advice to the contrary last week.

# nphet - Friday 18 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 18th 2021, 8:45 PM 40,767 Views 48 Comments

53 people with Covid-19 are in hospital.

# nphet - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'Antigen tests are just not as good as PCR': The five main points from today's NPHET briefing
# Nphet Briefing
# Nphet Briefing

'Antigen tests are just not as good as PCR': The five main points from today's NPHET briefing

Jun 17th 2021, 7:30 PM 18,521 Views 41 Comments

‘Don’t travel unless you’re vaccinated’, why there hasn’t been a Delta surge here yet, and ‘buffer, not butter’ were discussed by NPHET members today.

Coronavirus: 373 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 373 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 17th 2021, 4:41 PM 38,214 Views 74 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said: “We are now experiencing near elimination of Covid-19 in the vaccinated population.”

# nphet - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 329 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 329 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 38,229 Views 52 Comments

57 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today.

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing

Jun 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,727 Views 55 Comments

A meeting of the Oireachtas Transport committee last week heard from numerous experts advocating their use.

# nphet - 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 47,338 Views 101 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# nphet - 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 63,386 Views 78 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# nphet - Friday 11 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 319 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 319 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 6:41 PM 42,085 Views 50 Comments

60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today.

# nphet - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Dáil committee calls on Holohan to explain opposition to antigen tests
# Testing
# Testing

Dáil committee calls on Holohan to explain opposition to antigen tests

Jun 9th 2021, 6:00 PM 22,125 Views 43 Comments

NPHET has objected to the use of the rapid tests among the general public.

Coronavirus: Lowest daily figures since mid-December as 259 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Lowest daily figures since mid-December as 259 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 9th 2021, 5:31 PM 53,678 Views 104 Comments

76 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, including 27 in ICU.

# nphet - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 271 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 271 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 8th 2021, 4:13 PM 50,601 Views 78 Comments

77 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today.

# nphet - Friday 4 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 529 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 529 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 4th 2021, 5:04 PM 70,854 Views 109 Comments

This is the first time the daily case report has exceeded 500 in the last fortnight.

# nphet - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Figures
# Figures

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 6:28 PM 55,216 Views 71 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

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