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This week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
UCD professor Mary Horgan named interim Chief Medical Officer following departure of Breda Smyth
Last year
Former NPHET member: Long-term school closures were 'not required'
Former NPHET member says mandatory Covid vaccines should have been considered
All time
Dr Ronan Glynn to resign as Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the end of the month
NPHET 'did not communicate Covid-19 models as well as necessary' to Government, says Nolan
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Coronavirus: 5,883 new cases and 1,182 patients in hospital, including 58 in ICU
Government wants a much smaller group with 'fresh' thinking for NPHET's replacement
Coronavirus: 9,070 new cases and 829 patients in hospital, including 51 in ICU
NPHET warned that mandatory vaccinations could cause 'distrust' in programme
Coronavirus: 8,250 new PCR-confirmed cases and 9,608 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
Coalition leaders to discuss changes to mandatory mask-wearing rules
CMO says PCR testing 'no longer needed' for most under 55s and suggests concluding NPHET
NPHET recommend end to mandatory mask-wearing in education, public transport and school settings
Covid isolation rules and possible scale-back of testing to be discussed by public health experts
Mask wearing looks set to become optional in the coming weeks
Coronavirus: 11,063 new cases, 615 people in hospital and 64 in ICU
Covid-19: 9,365 new cases and 646 patients in hospital, including 72 in ICU
Coronavirus: 13,363 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,709 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
Coronavirus: 10,414 new cases announced in Ireland, with 49 deaths notified in the past week
No current plans for NPHET to be disbanded, says Donnelly
Covid-19: 10,600 cases, 836 people in hospital and 78 in ICU
Government confirm sporting events to return to full capacity from tomorrow
Varadkar says some restrictions may take longer than others to be lifted
NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions
Taoiseach expects to give 'clear, comprehensive' statement on easing of restrictions tomorrow
Friday Cabinet meeting 'not out of the question' as Govt optimistic about easing restrictions
Covid-19: 10,753 positive PCRs, 4,208 positive antigen tests, 965 in hospital and 88 in ICU
Govt to review 8pm closing time as Taoiseach hopes NPHET advice will allow easing of restrictions
Covid-19: 18,904 new confirmed cases, 1,011 in hospital and 92 in ICU
Number of patients with Covid in hospital but admitted for other reasons close to 30% - CMO
Covid-19: 20,909 cases, 1,055 in hospital, 83 deaths notified in past week
NPHET to discuss mandatory vaccination, but Taoiseach says voluntary policy will be kept
Estimated 15,000 HSE staff out on Covid leave: 'Without derogation we would be in severe trouble'
No new restrictions recommended by NPHET
Covid-19: 23,817 new confirmed cases, 941 in hospital and 90 in ICU
Covid-19: 17,656 cases, 928 in hospital, 40 deaths notified in past week
Covid case numbers are spiralling globally but deaths are down
13,765 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Ireland
Coronavirus: 7,411 new cases confirmed in Ireland