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# nphet - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

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

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 25th 2020, 6:20 PM 78,739 Views 157 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'
# Reopening
# Reopening

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'

Nov 25th 2020, 12:38 PM 37,778 Views 93 Comments

It is reported the government is looking at plans that would only allow pubs with a kitchen and a chef onsite to open.

# nphet - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 226 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 226 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 24th 2020, 5:51 PM 83,885 Views 141 Comments

As of 2pm today, 292 Covid-19 patients were hospitalised, of which 36 were in ICU.

# nphet - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy
# Lifting Level 5
# Lifting Level 5

'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 44,023 Views 54 Comments

Pressure has also been mounting on Micheál Martin to set out that the country will not return to another lockdown after Christmas.

The Explainer: Professor Philip Nolan on what the numbers are telling us about Covid-19 right now
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Professor Philip Nolan on what the numbers are telling us about Covid-19 right now

Nov 19th 2020, 9:19 AM 29,862 Views 57 Comments

We speak to the NPHET member and chair of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group.

# nphet - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Decision on what restrictions will be in place in December to be made next week by Cabinet
# Level 5
# Level 5

Decision on what restrictions will be in place in December to be made next week by Cabinet

Nov 17th 2020, 7:23 PM 42,621 Views 57 Comments

Level 5 restrictions are due to end on 1 December.

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister
# Attendance Numbers
# Attendance Numbers

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister

Nov 17th 2020, 4:45 PM 12,596 Views 5 Comments

An arts task force says the Living with Covid plan requires an urgent review.

Covid-19: NPHET members called for more enforcement of Level 3 measures before proposed move to Level 5
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: NPHET members called for more enforcement of Level 3 measures before proposed move to Level 5

Nov 17th 2020, 4:19 PM 33,339 Views 49 Comments

The suggestion was made at a meeting of the public health team last month.

# nphet - Monday 16 November, 2020

Limerick boss slams rules over players but GAA not likely to change from matchday regulation
# Watching On
From The42
# Watching On

Limerick boss slams rules over players but GAA not likely to change from matchday regulation

Nov 16th 2020, 5:31 PM 6,604 Views 11 Comments

John Kiely hit out at the current restrictions over panel members attending games after yesterday’s Munster final.

# nphet - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Health officials concerned by infection rate in over-65s
# Nphet
# Nphet

Health officials concerned by infection rate in over-65s

Nov 14th 2020, 10:38 AM 35,218 Views 24 Comments

The rate of infection in nursing homes and among over-65s is a concern despite the overall decrease in new cases.

# nphet - Friday 13 November, 2020

Dr Holohan says we must not 'drop our guard' as 7 deaths and 482 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Dr Holohan says we must not 'drop our guard' as 7 deaths and 482 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

Nov 13th 2020, 6:06 PM 93,866 Views 139 Comments

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

# nphet - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Hiqa advises NPHET that Covid-19 reinfection is 'rarely documented but possible'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Hiqa advises NPHET that Covid-19 reinfection is 'rarely documented but possible'

Nov 11th 2020, 3:49 PM 12,918 Views 14 Comments

Studies cited by Ireland’s health watchdog indicate that antibodies that respond to Covid-19 last between 2-6 months.

# nphet - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine

Nov 10th 2020, 4:09 PM 20,929 Views 19 Comments

The news yesterday was really positive, but there are practical considerations to bear in mind.

# nphet - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Confrontation with NPHET foreseen as government presses ahead with EU travel plan
# Traffic Light Travel Plan
# Traffic Light Travel Plan

Confrontation with NPHET foreseen as government presses ahead with EU travel plan

Nov 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 46,817 Views 38 Comments

Government sources have said Ireland has already agreed to be part of the new EU programme that will open up travel.

# nphet - Friday 30 October, 2020

Philip Nolan: Level 3 measures stabilise, but don't reduce, virus transmission
# Nphet
# Nphet

Philip Nolan: Level 3 measures stabilise, but don't reduce, virus transmission

Oct 30th 2020, 7:27 PM 35,426 Views 50 Comments

Professor Nolan gave an update on the Covid-19 situation in Ireland at a briefing this evening.

# nphet - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas

Oct 28th 2020, 1:12 PM 26,813 Views 64 Comments

Minister Michael McGrath says the hope is Level 5 gives us a decent Christmas.

# nphet - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Public health officials ‘not anticipating’ advising Government to keep schools shut
# Schools
# Schools

Public health officials ‘not anticipating’ advising Government to keep schools shut

Oct 27th 2020, 8:24 PM 32,036 Views 34 Comments

There have been five further deaths related to Covid-19 and an additional 720 confirmed cases in Ireland.

Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan
# Halloween
# Halloween

Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan

Oct 27th 2020, 7:31 PM 47,612 Views 43 Comments

Kids won’t be able to call around to neighbours houses this weekend, says NPHET.

# nphet - Monday 26 October, 2020

Government looking at rapid testing regime as means of easing Christmas travel restrictions
# Home For Christmas
# Home For Christmas

Government looking at rapid testing regime as means of easing Christmas travel restrictions

Oct 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 67,105 Views 40 Comments

A new test – known as the ‘LAMP’ test – could open up travel in the coming weeks, it’s hoped.

# nphet - Friday 23 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 777 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Nphet

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 777 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 23rd 2020, 5:53 PM 135,833 Views 213 Comments

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

The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 is '100 times greater than four months ago'
# Nphet
# Nphet

The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 is '100 times greater than four months ago'

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:16 AM 42,242 Views 105 Comments

The national incidence rate of Covid-19 is now over 300 per 100,000 population in the last 14 days.

# nphet - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,167 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,167 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 21st 2020, 5:48 PM 110,086 Views 179 Comments

The latest figures come in ahead of the introduction of Level 5, which is due to take effect tonight.

# nphet - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Here's the letter from Tony Holohan that recommended Level 5 for six weeks
# Dear Health Minister
# Dear Health Minister

Here's the letter from Tony Holohan that recommended Level 5 for six weeks

Oct 20th 2020, 9:10 PM 78,187 Views 73 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer sent the letter to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly last Thursday.

# nphet - Monday 19 October, 2020

Explainer: Here are the new Covid-19 restrictions coming into effect
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Here are the new Covid-19 restrictions coming into effect

Oct 19th 2020, 10:18 PM 110,384 Views 97 Comments

Cabinet signed off on the measures earlier today.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 1,031 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 1,031 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 19th 2020, 5:56 PM 118,074 Views 329 Comments

There are 34 people in ICU, and there have been 20 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

# nphet - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Modified Level 4 restrictions possible with Cabinet to meet on Monday
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Modified Level 4 restrictions possible with Cabinet to meet on Monday

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 9:27 PM 345,667 Views 334 Comments

Government leaders met today to discuss the recommendation to move to Level 5.

The Taoiseach says we 'weren't ready' for Level 5 two weeks ago, the question is are we now?
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

The Taoiseach says we 'weren't ready' for Level 5 two weeks ago, the question is are we now?

Oct 17th 2020, 12:04 AM 113,175 Views 145 Comments

Michael Martin will meet Leo Varadkar and Eamon Ryan about that very question later today.

# nphet - Friday 16 October, 2020

Taoiseach says 'active consideration' will be given to NPHET's Level 5 advice as leaders set to meet tomorrow
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Taoiseach says 'active consideration' will be given to NPHET's Level 5 advice as leaders set to meet tomorrow

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 10:05 PM 422,618 Views 542 Comments

The Government will now have to decide if it will accept NPHET’s recommendation.

Andy Farrell: ‘There are bigger things than finishing the Six Nations’ From The42

Andy Farrell: ‘There are bigger things than finishing the Six Nations’

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 1:10 PM 9,351 Views 4 Comments

Ireland coach says the health and safety of the country has to take priority over the completion of a rugby tournament.

Rebecca Moynihan: We cannot ask those living alone to isolate further - time for social bubbles
# Opinion
# Opinion

Rebecca Moynihan: We cannot ask those living alone to isolate further - time for social bubbles

Oct 16th 2020, 7:47 AM 24,093 Views 26 Comments

The Labour senator is calling for the introduction of support bubbles through Covid restrictions – not just for older people, but for everyone who lives alone in this country.

# nphet - Thursday 15 October, 2020

If current restrictions have no effect, there will be 400 people with Covid-19 in hospital by Halloween
# Prof Philip Nolan
# Prof Philip Nolan

If current restrictions have no effect, there will be 400 people with Covid-19 in hospital by Halloween

Oct 15th 2020, 9:52 PM 55,849 Views 124 Comments

A number of stark figures were given at tonight’s Department of Health briefing.

Data in detail: Over 100,000 tests, 238 hospitalised cases, a rising 5-day incidence
# Covid19
# Covid19

Data in detail: Over 100,000 tests, 238 hospitalised cases, a rising 5-day incidence

Oct 15th 2020, 3:11 PM 62,251 Views 48 Comments

NPHET is meeting this afternoon to consider additional Covid-19 restrictions.

# nphet - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Warning that Republic will follow North's Covid-19 trend without 'radical' change in behaviours this week
# Covid19
# Covid19

Warning that Republic will follow North's Covid-19 trend without 'radical' change in behaviours this week

Oct 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 31,471 Views 92 Comments

Dr Mary Favier said the health service here faces a greater challenge due to resourcing deficiencies.

# nphet - Friday 9 October, 2020

Vintners call for minimum unit pricing on off-licence sales 'to curb house party outbreaks'
# New Thinking
# New Thinking

Vintners call for minimum unit pricing on off-licence sales 'to curb house party outbreaks'

Oct 9th 2020, 4:01 PM 28,830 Views 72 Comments

The VFI wants off-licence opening hours to be shortened and minimum pricing to be introduced.

# nphet - Thursday 8 October, 2020

CMO and Health Minister discussed possibility of moving to Level 4 before Level 5 recommendation
# Nphet
# Nphet

CMO and Health Minister discussed possibility of moving to Level 4 before Level 5 recommendation

Oct 8th 2020, 8:05 PM 79,029 Views 48 Comments

Stephen Donnelly issued a statement in the Dáil this evening to clarify the timeline last weekend.

NPHET recommends no additional Covid-19 restrictions following meeting today
# Nphet
# Nphet

NPHET recommends no additional Covid-19 restrictions following meeting today

Oct 8th 2020, 7:32 PM 92,211 Views 71 Comments

Level 3 restrictions are in place nationwide, after the Government rejected NPHET’s recommendation on Sunday to move to Level 5.

Coronavirus: One more death and 506 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One more death and 506 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 8th 2020, 5:51 PM 158,096 Views 268 Comments

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

HSE says hospital system 'challenged but not overwhelmed' though trends remain 'a strong concern'
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

HSE says hospital system 'challenged but not overwhelmed' though trends remain 'a strong concern'

Oct 8th 2020, 4:44 PM 17,361 Views 24 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said that some hospitals may have to start deferring or cancelling procedures.

'It certainly wasn't Stephen Donnelly': Taoiseach says health minister didn't leak NPHET's Level 5 recommendation
# Who Knew What
# Who Knew What

'It certainly wasn't Stephen Donnelly': Taoiseach says health minister didn't leak NPHET's Level 5 recommendation

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 3:00 PM 70,414 Views 110 Comments

Donnelly is to make a statement about the sequence of events prior to NPHET’s Level 5 recommendation later today.

Covid-19: Thick-skinned Holohan returns with warning of 'further deterioration' since Sunday's Level 5 advice
# Nphet
# Nphet

Covid-19: Thick-skinned Holohan returns with warning of 'further deterioration' since Sunday's Level 5 advice

Oct 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 92,395 Views 138 Comments

NPHET last night reported five deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland and 611 new cases.