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# nphet - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

The Explainer: What led to the new Covid-19 restrictions?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What led to the new Covid-19 restrictions?

Aug 19th 2020, 1:12 PM 22,595 Views 65 Comments

This week’s episode sees Professor Philip Nolan, chair of NPHET, talk us through the decision making.

# nphet - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Government advises over 70s to limit interactions, tells people to limit home visits to six people
# Public Health
# Public Health

Government advises over 70s to limit interactions, tells people to limit home visits to six people

Updated Aug 18th 2020, 6:34 PM 169,747 Views 282 Comments

Health officials have expressed concern at rising case numbers in recent weeks.

NPHET recommends asking older people to limit time outdoors and to reduce numbers at home gatherings
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

NPHET recommends asking older people to limit time outdoors and to reduce numbers at home gatherings

Updated Aug 18th 2020, 3:00 PM 184,525 Views 254 Comments

Health officials have also recommended that sports be returned to behind-closed-doors.

# nphet - Monday 17 August, 2020

'I don't think we broke the law, it was 20 seconds of madness': Restaurateur defends scenes at Dublin venue
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# Berlin D2

'I don't think we broke the law, it was 20 seconds of madness': Restaurateur defends scenes at Dublin venue

Aug 17th 2020, 9:10 AM 125,947 Views 174 Comments

Health minister Stephen Donnelly described the scenes in Berlin D2 as “reckless” and said it would be up to gardaí whether to send a file to the DPP.

# nphet - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Acting CMO: Covid-19 clusters in schools 'virtually inevitable' once they re-open
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Acting CMO: Covid-19 clusters in schools 'virtually inevitable' once they re-open

Aug 12th 2020, 8:25 PM 53,364 Views 97 Comments

Ronan Glynn said NPHET was not likely to recommend closing all schools if clusters break out.

Coronavirus: One new death and 40 more cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One new death and 40 more cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 12th 2020, 6:42 PM 112,355 Views 150 Comments

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

Donnelly outlines colour-coding system to replace phases as Harris says Covid could be with us 'a very long time'
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# Nphet

Donnelly outlines colour-coding system to replace phases as Harris says Covid could be with us 'a very long time'

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 12:35 PM 134,197 Views 202 Comments

The health minister said the phases were about providing a timescale, but this system would tell us where we’re at “on any given day”.

# nphet - Monday 10 August, 2020

'No one should have to pay': Acting CMO says Covid-19 tests should be free for the public
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'No one should have to pay': Acting CMO says Covid-19 tests should be free for the public

Aug 10th 2020, 7:37 PM 41,866 Views 54 Comments

There are concerns that the cost of tests could stop those with the virus from coming forward.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 57 more cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 57 more cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 10th 2020, 5:38 PM 114,525 Views 140 Comments

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

# nphet - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly
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# Nphet

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 9:09 AM 128,822 Views 209 Comments

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

# nphet - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 10:56 PM 89,876 Views 216 Comments

The VFI called for the evidence linking Covid-19 spikes to pubs reopening to be published.

# nphet - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

New clusters in meat plants, direct provision centres and among Traveller community
# Covid19
# Covid19

New clusters in meat plants, direct provision centres and among Traveller community

Aug 5th 2020, 3:07 PM 41,122 Views 53 Comments

There is also concern about a shift in the location of cases away from the greater Dublin region.

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations
# Time Please
# Time Please

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations

Aug 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 67,939 Views 68 Comments

It is understood that 11pm closure is not a hard rule for businesses.

# nphet - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say
# Phase Four Delayed
# Phase Four Delayed

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say

Aug 4th 2020, 7:21 PM 44,822 Views 111 Comments

Today’s decision based on advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) comes after an increase in cases over recent weeks.

# nphet - Saturday 1 August, 2020

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'

Aug 1st 2020, 6:58 PM 96,665 Views 168 Comments

Glynn has also asked workplaces to review their procedures and protocols.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 1st 2020, 6:05 PM 108,254 Views 218 Comments

Today’s case numbers come on the back of 38 cases being confirmed yesterday and 85 on Thursday.

# nphet - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 85 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One death and 85 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 30th 2020, 6:15 PM 198,712 Views 373 Comments

A briefing by the Department of Health is being held this evening.

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879

Jul 30th 2020, 8:51 AM 30,234 Views 61 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid revealed the figure this morning.

# nphet - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events
# GAA
# GAA

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events

Jul 28th 2020, 6:34 PM 30,083 Views 30 Comments

A maximum gathering of 200 persons is permitted in the 26 counties.

# nphet - Friday 24 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 20 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 20 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 24th 2020, 5:47 PM 75,259 Views 150 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

# nphet - Thursday 23 July, 2020

As it stands 'we are absolutely on track' for children to go back to school in September, says NPHET
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

As it stands 'we are absolutely on track' for children to go back to school in September, says NPHET

Jul 23rd 2020, 9:45 PM 31,902 Views 89 Comments

Health officials today confirmed 9 further deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland and seven new cases.

# nphet - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Ireland facing 'very precarious' moment as NPHET warns next week's cases have 'already been seeded'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Ireland facing 'very precarious' moment as NPHET warns next week's cases have 'already been seeded'

Jul 16th 2020, 9:49 PM 134,995 Views 156 Comments

Public Health officials said one more patient in Ireland had died of Covid-19 and 21 new cases had been diagnosed.

GAA still hopeful of 40% full stadiums for inter-county championship
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From The42
# Safe Numbers

GAA still hopeful of 40% full stadiums for inter-county championship

Jul 16th 2020, 5:00 PM 11,123 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, Mid Tipperary have become one of the first bodies to discourage supporters from attending matches in the coming weeks.

# nphet - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Reopening of pubs delayed by three weeks as Government pushes Phase Four back to 10 August
# Phase Four
# Phase Four

Reopening of pubs delayed by three weeks as Government pushes Phase Four back to 10 August

Updated Jul 15th 2020, 8:50 PM 132,820 Views 293 Comments

The country will not now move to Phase 4 on 20 July as planned.

# nphet - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

NPHET concerns throw plans to reopen bars next week into doubt
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NPHET concerns throw plans to reopen bars next week into doubt

Updated Jul 14th 2020, 10:58 PM 50,596 Views 54 Comments

Under Phase Four, all pubs, bars, hotel bars and casinos are permitted to reopen.

Pubs unsure about reopening next week as NPHET says it's 'too early' to say it'll happen
# Phase 4
# Phase 4

Pubs unsure about reopening next week as NPHET says it's 'too early' to say it'll happen

Jul 14th 2020, 7:34 AM 35,328 Views 55 Comments

The final phase of the government’s reopening is planned for 20 July.

# nphet - Monday 13 July, 2020

'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine
# Tourism
# Tourism

'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine

Jul 13th 2020, 1:13 PM 41,467 Views 59 Comments

Some hospitality businesses have turned away tourists who are not following the quarantine advice on arrival in Ireland.

# nphet - Friday 10 July, 2020

Explainer: The R0 is now 'at or above 1', but what does that mean for Covid-19 in Ireland?
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# Nphet

Explainer: The R0 is now 'at or above 1', but what does that mean for Covid-19 in Ireland?

Jul 10th 2020, 11:49 AM 59,564 Views 67 Comments

Acting chief medical officer Dr. Ronan Glynn said that the situation remains stable.

# nphet - Friday 3 July, 2020

Profile: Who is new Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn?
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# Nphet

Profile: Who is new Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn?

Jul 3rd 2020, 4:49 PM 75,361 Views 10 Comments

Glynn is taking over the role after Dr Tony Holohan announced he is stepping aside for family reasons.

# nphet - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:09 PM 204,339 Views 209 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn has been appointed Acting Chief Medical Officer.

# nphet - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Department Of Health
# Department Of Health

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 30th 2020, 5:56 PM 52,233 Views 118 Comments

The figures were released this evening.

# nphet - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and three new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Confirmed Cases
# Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus: One further death and three new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 28th 2020, 5:34 PM 57,164 Views 68 Comments

The figures were released by the Department this evening.

# nphet - Friday 26 June, 2020

'Planning a stay-cation would be good': Holohan urges public not to plan non-essential trips abroad
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Planning a stay-cation would be good': Holohan urges public not to plan non-essential trips abroad

Jun 26th 2020, 8:39 PM 42,209 Views 98 Comments

Data shows there have been 13 new cases of Covid-19 associated with travel in the last two weeks.

# nphet - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 25th 2020, 5:57 PM 49,215 Views 82 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

Cabinet meets today on Phase Three, with mandatory face coverings on public transport top of list
# Face Masks
# Face Masks

Cabinet meets today on Phase Three, with mandatory face coverings on public transport top of list

Jun 25th 2020, 8:22 AM 12,153 Views 14 Comments

A Cabinet sub-committee, meanwhile, has agreed to ease restrictions on air travel to some countries within Europe from July.

# nphet - Monday 22 June, 2020

'You may represent a risk to your loved ones': Over one third of recent Covid-19 cases in people under 35
# Covid19
# Covid19

'You may represent a risk to your loved ones': Over one third of recent Covid-19 cases in people under 35

Jun 22nd 2020, 9:21 PM 90,517 Views 50 Comments

The CMO said a return to ‘the way things used to be’ could lead to a resurgence of disease.

# nphet - Friday 19 June, 2020

Hairdressers and barbers permitted to reopen from 29 June
# Shave The Date
# Shave The Date

Hairdressers and barbers permitted to reopen from 29 June

Jun 19th 2020, 6:35 PM 31,450 Views 16 Comments

The Cabinet today agreed to move the date forward after a recommendation from NPHET.

# nphet - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Hairdressers and barbers should be allowed reopen at end of month, NPHET recommends
# EASING THE LOCKDOWN
# EASING THE LOCKDOWN

Hairdressers and barbers should be allowed reopen at end of month, NPHET recommends

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 8:27 PM 50,947 Views 34 Comments

This recommendation will be subject to Cabinet approval tomorrow.

# nphet - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Pubs, churches and cafes: Looking ahead to what to expect in Phase Three
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Pubs, churches and cafes: Looking ahead to what to expect in Phase Three

Jun 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,306 Views 22 Comments

As Ireland continues to re-open, the exact nature of Phase Three and Phase Four is being planned.

# nphet - Monday 15 June, 2020

Government launches campaign to encourage use of face coverings
# Cover Up
# Cover Up

Government launches campaign to encourage use of face coverings

Jun 15th 2020, 12:04 PM 24,172 Views 41 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said people will need to get into the habit of bringing a face covering out with them like they do with their phone or keys.