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# nphet - Thursday 21 January, 2021

R number drops to between 0.5 and 0.8 - but NPHET warns this will be 'really difficult to sustain'
# Reproductive Rate
# Reproductive Rate

R number drops to between 0.5 and 0.8 - but NPHET warns this will be 'really difficult to sustain'

Jan 21st 2021, 7:09 PM 25,777 Views 26 Comments

Health officials have regularly sought to get the reproductive number below 1.

Factfind: What advice did NPHET give to Government around the closure of schools?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: What advice did NPHET give to Government around the closure of schools?

Jan 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 49,368 Views 0 Comments

Debate about the safety of schools in relation to Covid-19 is ongoing.

# nphet - Friday 15 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 50 deaths and 3,498 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 50 deaths and 3,498 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jan 15th 2021, 5:25 PM 98,887 Views 202 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

# nphet - Thursday 14 January, 2021

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January
# Covid19
# Covid19

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January

Jan 14th 2021, 7:12 PM 13,714 Views 4 Comments

The youngest person to pass away with Covid-19 this month was 25-years-old.

Factfind: Did the government actually follow NPHET's advice heading into December?
# Advice
# Advice

Factfind: Did the government actually follow NPHET's advice heading into December?

Jan 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 58,316 Views 0 Comments

This week, Health Mininister Stephen Donnelly denied the government had gone against public health advice.

# nphet - Monday 11 January, 2021

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 4,929 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet Briefing
# Nphet Briefing

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 4,929 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 7:45 PM 112,181 Views 233 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed at tonight’s NPHET’s briefing.

# nphet - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 7,836 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 7,836 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jan 6th 2021, 5:48 PM 114,883 Views 183 Comments

NPHET confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

# nphet - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Labour calls for NPHET to perform a risk assessment on schools before they return
# School Reopening
# School Reopening

Labour calls for NPHET to perform a risk assessment on schools before they return

Updated Jan 3rd 2021, 10:31 AM 73,036 Views 135 Comments

People Before Profit has called for schools to remain closed for the month of January.

# nphet - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and a record high of 3,394 new cases confirmed
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and a record high of 3,394 new cases confirmed

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:04 PM 265,359 Views 508 Comments

The figures were confirmed by public health officials this evening.

# nphet - Friday 1 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 11 deaths and 1,754 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 11 deaths and 1,754 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jan 1st 2021, 6:44 PM 198,695 Views 230 Comments

In excess of 9,000 additional new cases will be reported over the coming days, NPHET has warned.

# nphet - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 1,546 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 1,546 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 29th 2020, 6:15 PM 180,544 Views 379 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# nphet - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 744 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 744 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 27th 2020, 5:31 PM 130,684 Views 173 Comments

There have been 50 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

# nphet - Friday 25 December, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan says new Covid variant from UK detected in Ireland as 1,025 new cases confirmed
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Dr Tony Holohan says new Covid variant from UK detected in Ireland as 1,025 new cases confirmed

Dec 25th 2020, 3:24 PM 213,083 Views 210 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET today.

# nphet - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Government 'very unlikely' to shut non-essential retail from 26 December in spite of fresh NPHET advice
# Covid19
# Covid19

Government 'very unlikely' to shut non-essential retail from 26 December in spite of fresh NPHET advice

Dec 24th 2020, 9:00 AM 53,646 Views 127 Comments

Professor Philip Nolan has said he is not confidence the current set of restrictions will being transmission levels under control.

# nphet - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Coronavirus: 938 new cases as Ireland's situation now 'most serious since March'
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: 938 new cases as Ireland's situation now 'most serious since March'

Updated Dec 23rd 2020, 7:25 PM 134,857 Views 188 Comments

Thirteen deaths were also confirmed by NPHET.

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
# New Strain
# New Strain

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:41 AM 60,275 Views 62 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.

# nphet - Friday 18 December, 2020

Opinion: I'm gutted, but I have decided not to fly home for Christmas
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: I'm gutted, but I have decided not to fly home for Christmas

Dec 18th 2020, 11:29 AM 56,105 Views 41 Comments

Journalist Brian Whelan had planned to fly home from the UK this Christmas to see loved ones but has made the difficult decision not to travel.

With restrictions easing ahead of Christmas, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# COVID19 DATA
# COVID19 DATA

With restrictions easing ahead of Christmas, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 10:00 AM 55,627 Views 39 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has increased by more than 10% since last Thursday.

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'
# Warning
# Warning

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'

Dec 18th 2020, 9:20 AM 39,154 Views 99 Comments

The CMO has written to the government recommending new restrictions after Christmas.

# nphet - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'
# NPHET Advice
# NPHET Advice

Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:26 PM 131,915 Views 105 Comments

A new lockdown in January had been suggested, but the government is warning that the restrictions may come sooner than expected.

Covid-19: NPHET and Stormont to hold meetings today as Ireland faces 'delicate and precarious' situation
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: NPHET and Stormont to hold meetings today as Ireland faces 'delicate and precarious' situation

Dec 17th 2020, 8:40 AM 43,651 Views 80 Comments

NPHET is set to review the ongoing epidemiological situation across Ireland.

# nphet - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

No plan for vaccine certificates to be used to restrict what people can access or do
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No plan for vaccine certificates to be used to restrict what people can access or do

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 4:29 PM 18,136 Views 58 Comments

Hiqa’s advice to NPHET comes after the government outlined its national vaccination strategy yesterday.

# nphet - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: One death and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 13th 2020, 5:20 PM 109,967 Views 169 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team announced the figures this evening.

# nphet - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 248 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 248 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 12th 2020, 5:22 PM 62,614 Views 51 Comments

The figures were released in a statement this evening.

# nphet - Friday 11 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 11th 2020, 5:41 PM 70,736 Views 70 Comments

The latest figures were announced in a statement from NPHET this evening.

# nphet - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Those planning visits with vulnerable relatives shouldn't rely on Covid tests for protection, NPHET warns
# Christmas Visits
# Christmas Visits

Those planning visits with vulnerable relatives shouldn't rely on Covid tests for protection, NPHET warns

Dec 10th 2020, 8:39 PM 16,290 Views 20 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan asked people to consider restricting their movements now to ensure the safest possible interaction” with family.

# nphet - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 227 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 227 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 9th 2020, 5:48 PM 63,425 Views 72 Comments

There were 8 new admissions to ICU in a 24-hour period – the first time that’s happened since the spring.

# nphet - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 215 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One death and 215 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 8th 2020, 5:42 PM 60,094 Views 69 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# nphet - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel
# ECDC
# ECDC

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel

Dec 7th 2020, 6:58 PM 145,324 Views 76 Comments

The chief medical officer said the advice was still to avoid non-essential air travel this Christmas season.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 7th 2020, 5:51 PM 64,673 Views 56 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# nphet - Sunday 6 December, 2020

NPHET dismissed proposal for six-month restriction limiting number of social contacts to six
# Counting On Friends
# Counting On Friends

NPHET dismissed proposal for six-month restriction limiting number of social contacts to six

Dec 6th 2020, 5:25 PM 44,563 Views 21 Comments

The proposed plan would have allowed young adults living at home to have a group of six contacts separate from their parents.

# nphet - Friday 4 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 265 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 265 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 4th 2020, 6:05 PM 65,875 Views 92 Comments

The latest figures were announced by health officials this evening.

'No evidence' to support removal of any groups from category at highest risk of severe Covid-19
# High Risk
# High Risk

'No evidence' to support removal of any groups from category at highest risk of severe Covid-19

Dec 4th 2020, 2:21 PM 12,564 Views 3 Comments

A HIQA report has advised public health officials that the evidence for including over 70s in the highest risk category for Covid-19 is strong.

As Ireland reopens, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# Level 3
# Level 3

As Ireland reopens, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Dec 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 31,768 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has dropped by 27% in the past 14 days.

# nphet - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:49 PM 59,165 Views 68 Comments

231 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU.

# nphet - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 1st 2020, 6:13 PM 87,924 Views 113 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# nphet - Monday 30 November, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn: 'Just because you can do things from tomorrow doesn't mean that you should'
# LEVEL3
# LEVEL3

Dr Ronan Glynn: 'Just because you can do things from tomorrow doesn't mean that you should'

Nov 30th 2020, 8:10 PM 48,326 Views 53 Comments

Dr Glynn warned that family gatherings at Christmas on top of socialising in the lead-up will pose “significant” challenges in terms of Covid-19 case numbers.

# nphet - Friday 27 November, 2020

NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed
# Level 5 To 3
# Level 5 To 3

NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed

Nov 27th 2020, 8:43 PM 26,329 Views 63 Comments

It said that “the disease trajectory could once again turn quite quickly” in Ireland.

# nphet - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Mike Ryan says there's a 'genuine desire to offer people the hope of Christmas' but risks remain
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Mike Ryan says there's a 'genuine desire to offer people the hope of Christmas' but risks remain

Nov 26th 2020, 1:15 PM 17,294 Views 24 Comments

Dr Ryan said he doesn’t “envy” the Irish government and there are “no easy answers”.

# nphet - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Government considering advising people against travel to Northern Ireland, says Tánaiste
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Government considering advising people against travel to Northern Ireland, says Tánaiste

Updated Nov 25th 2020, 9:10 PM 136,002 Views 123 Comments
  • NPHET is expected to make recommendations to government after its meeting today.
  • The Taoiseach is set to make an address to the nation on Friday.