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# 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.

# nphet - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'It's actually a serious issue': Government to consider next week when hairdressers could re-open
# Covid19
# Covid19

'It's actually a serious issue': Government to consider next week when hairdressers could re-open

Jun 11th 2020, 8:12 PM 26,736 Views 18 Comments

Minister Harris said he recognises the importance of this question for business owners and for the wellbeing of members of the public.

# nphet - Saturday 6 June, 2020

'Highly unlikely' weddings with over 100 people will take place 'over the next few months', says Harris
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Highly unlikely' weddings with over 100 people will take place 'over the next few months', says Harris

Jun 6th 2020, 3:46 PM 40,295 Views 28 Comments

NPHET is to give advice to government on weddings in the next seven to ten days.

# nphet - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Cabinet set to sign off on Ireland proceeding to Phase Two of reopening
# Easing Lockdown
# Easing Lockdown

Cabinet set to sign off on Ireland proceeding to Phase Two of reopening

Jun 4th 2020, 11:11 PM 32,255 Views 38 Comments

There will be some changes to the published roadmap.

Potential increase in reproductive rate, and face coverings mandatory in UK: Today's Covid-19 main points
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Potential increase in reproductive rate, and face coverings mandatory in UK: Today's Covid-19 main points

Updated Jun 4th 2020, 10:20 PM 67,382 Views 31 Comments

Ireland is on course to enter Phase Two of re-opening next Monday.

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday
# Shopping
# Shopping

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday

Jun 4th 2020, 5:42 PM 52,240 Views 74 Comments

Shopping centres will not be permitted to reopen in Phase 2.

Proposals made to NPHET on bringing forward the easing of some restrictions, says Taoiseach
# LOCKDOWN LIFTING
# LOCKDOWN LIFTING

Proposals made to NPHET on bringing forward the easing of some restrictions, says Taoiseach

Jun 4th 2020, 3:19 PM 39,122 Views 57 Comments

Government has proposed bringing things forward from Phase 3 to Phase 2.

# nphet - Friday 29 May, 2020

People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19

May 29th 2020, 9:01 PM 23,790 Views 46 Comments

NPHET this evening continued to urge people to comply with social distancing over the bank holiday weekend.

# nphet - Monday 25 May, 2020

'It is not a rule, it is guidance': Tony Holohan says two-metre social distancing is not 'hard and fast law'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'It is not a rule, it is guidance': Tony Holohan says two-metre social distancing is not 'hard and fast law'

Updated May 25th 2020, 7:19 PM 47,721 Views 108 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the impact the measures will have on businesses as the country re-opens.

# nphet - Friday 22 May, 2020

Harris says mandatory passenger form for those arriving in Ireland from next week
# Imported Cases
# Imported Cases

Harris says mandatory passenger form for those arriving in Ireland from next week

May 22nd 2020, 5:36 PM 52,850 Views 192 Comments

The Minister for Health addressed reporters this evening.

NPHET to meet to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in meat factories
# Clusters
# Clusters

NPHET to meet to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in meat factories

May 22nd 2020, 8:49 AM 16,775 Views 32 Comments

Last night it emerged that 828 workers have been diagnosed across the country.

# nphet - Friday 15 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 129 new cases in Ireland confirmed
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 129 new cases in Ireland confirmed

May 15th 2020, 6:42 PM 49,036 Views 55 Comments

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

# nphet - Thursday 14 May, 2020

HSE boss raised concern over NPHET's statement about ramping up Covid-19 testing

HSE boss raised concern over NPHET's statement about ramping up Covid-19 testing

Updated May 14th 2020, 9:42 PM 33,656 Views 54 Comments

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid said he was taken by surprise when Dr Tony Holohan made the announcement last month.

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 426 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 426 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 14th 2020, 6:24 PM 172,783 Views 186 Comments

NPHET met today to finalise its advice to government on easing restrictions from next Monday.

# nphet - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions
# Roadmap
# Roadmap

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions

May 13th 2020, 9:04 PM 36,698 Views 58 Comments

The team usually meets on a Friday but the CMO said the government will have a number of considerations to discuss.

# nphet - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

'We know we need to get better': NPHET says testing result delays due to lack of automation
# Contact Tracing
# Contact Tracing

'We know we need to get better': NPHET says testing result delays due to lack of automation

May 12th 2020, 11:59 PM 19,304 Views 43 Comments

“Anyone who’s ever tried to get a PC to talk to a Mac…these things take time,” said NPHET member Dr Cillian de Gascun.

Coronavirus: 24 deaths and 107 new cases in Ireland confirmed
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 24 deaths and 107 new cases in Ireland confirmed

May 12th 2020, 5:56 PM 66,484 Views 75 Comments

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

Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'

May 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 10,389 Views 53 Comments

He said testing and tracing is key to getting the economy reopened.

No priority testing, one officer on NPHET - garda association criticises lack of involvement in pandemic policing plan
# Shackled
# Shackled

No priority testing, one officer on NPHET - garda association criticises lack of involvement in pandemic policing plan

May 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,511 Views 17 Comments

The GRA said this lack of representation has resulted in legal grey areas for officers while policing during this crisis.

# nphet - Monday 11 May, 2020

Opinion poll shows 43% of people think the worst of the coronavirus crisis is over
# NPHET RESEARCH
# NPHET RESEARCH

Opinion poll shows 43% of people think the worst of the coronavirus crisis is over

May 11th 2020, 7:01 PM 26,849 Views 99 Comments

Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan said he is ‘hopeful’ that restrictions will be lifted in line with Phase One of the Roadmap, next week.

# nphet - Friday 8 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 27 deaths and 156 new cases in Ireland confirmed
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 27 deaths and 156 new cases in Ireland confirmed

May 8th 2020, 5:56 PM 75,004 Views 92 Comments

The figures were announced at a briefing by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

# nphet - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Holohan concerned over infection numbers in community 'particularly younger people'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Holohan concerned over infection numbers in community 'particularly younger people'

May 6th 2020, 9:52 PM 66,071 Views 80 Comments

Holohan said he is ‘hopeful’ restrictions can be eased from 18 May, but as things stand ‘we still aren’t at that point’.

# nphet - Monday 4 May, 2020

Simon Harris: 'Ireland needs a day where people can grieve for those who have died during this pandemic'
# Big Interview
# Big Interview

Simon Harris: 'Ireland needs a day where people can grieve for those who have died during this pandemic'

May 4th 2020, 7:37 PM 64,140 Views 93 Comments

Ramping up testing, a day for Ireland to grieve, and another bank holiday – just some of the plans for during and after the Covid-19 crisis.

# nphet - Friday 1 May, 2020

Taoiseach to outline 'roadmap' to lifting restrictions today - here's what we know so far
# Out Of Lockdown
# Out Of Lockdown

Taoiseach to outline 'roadmap' to lifting restrictions today - here's what we know so far

May 1st 2020, 12:10 AM 77,218 Views 138 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will outline the plan this evening.

# nphet - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Debunked: No, this footage does not show NPHET members ignoring social distancing
# Old Footage
# Old Footage

Debunked: No, this footage does not show NPHET members ignoring social distancing

Apr 29th 2020, 6:30 PM 36,432 Views 24 Comments

An image was widely shared on social media after file footage appeared on RTÉ news bulletins.

# nphet - Monday 27 April, 2020

'It's down to the wire': Decision on whether Covid-19 restrictions will be eased on 5 May not made yet
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

'It's down to the wire': Decision on whether Covid-19 restrictions will be eased on 5 May not made yet

Apr 27th 2020, 9:39 PM 54,965 Views 90 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer has expressed concern that rates of improvement on key indicators of the disease have slowed.

Holohan says delay in publishing NPHET meeting minutes is due to 'workload issue'
# Nphet
# Nphet

Holohan says delay in publishing NPHET meeting minutes is due to 'workload issue'

Apr 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 26,921 Views 46 Comments

The last published minutes are dated 11 April despite the public health team meeting twice weekly since then.

# nphet - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Public health team's notes and letters on recommended restrictions will be published, says minister
# Transparency
# Transparency

Public health team's notes and letters on recommended restrictions will be published, says minister

Apr 25th 2020, 7:34 PM 63,725 Views 42 Comments

Questions have been raised this week about how decisions are being made as Ireland responds to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Who's calling the shots? - The role of Ireland's public health emergency team and its key players
# Transparency
# Transparency

Who's calling the shots? - The role of Ireland's public health emergency team and its key players

Apr 25th 2020, 12:10 AM 33,131 Views 54 Comments

The team was convened at the end of January this year to coordinate the country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# nphet - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making
# Dail Questions
# Dail Questions

'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making

Apr 23rd 2020, 2:43 PM 30,911 Views 58 Comments

‘Elected office cannot be subservient even in this crisis,’ said Labour leader Alan Kelly.

# nphet - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Incorrect test results and nursing home response on the agenda as public health team meets
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Incorrect test results and nursing home response on the agenda as public health team meets

Apr 14th 2020, 8:16 AM 26,746 Views 39 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet later today.

# nphet - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Lifting restrictions must be done carefully to avoid 'very dangerous' second wave of Covid-19
# Nphet
# Nphet

Lifting restrictions must be done carefully to avoid 'very dangerous' second wave of Covid-19

Apr 12th 2020, 3:22 PM 61,638 Views 79 Comments

Professor Philip Nolan said today there’s a “real danger” of a second wave of cases, if restrictions aren’t rolled back correctly.

# nphet - Monday 6 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 16 more deaths and 370 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 16 more deaths and 370 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 6th 2020, 5:43 PM 170,740 Views 174 Comments

The figures were released at a Department of Health briefing this evening.

# nphet - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Irish government expected to announce restrictions for public parks and open spaces
# Nphet
# Nphet

Irish government expected to announce restrictions for public parks and open spaces

Mar 24th 2020, 7:54 AM 196,159 Views 110 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team meets this morning to decide the latest advice to the public.

# nphet - Monday 24 February, 2020

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 9:47 AM 40,190 Views 48 Comments

Three people have died in Italy, which is experiencing Europe’s first major outbreak of the virus.

# nphet - Friday 31 October, 2014

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready
# HSE
# HSE

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready

Oct 31st 2014, 9:08 PM 5,642 Views 10 Comments

One carried out earlier this week was deemed to be successful.

Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola
# United Nations
# United Nations

Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola

Oct 31st 2014, 5:38 PM 4,134 Views 12 Comments

To date, Ireland has provided direct funding of almost €3 million to help fight the deadly virus.

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