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# outbreak - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Varadkar: 'If public health teams recommend that a meat plant should close, it should close. Full stop'

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said meat barons are playing with people’s lives.

# outbreak - Sunday 6 September, 2020

INMO: 'Extremely worrying' to see Covid-19 outbreaks in hospitals

The union was responding to reports of a Covid-19 outbreak at Beaumont Hospital.

# outbreak - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Nearly 1,500 cases linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks across the country

In the 28 days up to 15 August, there were 330 confirmed Covid-19 cases associated with meat/poultry factory outbreaks.

# outbreak - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

From The42 Ulster Rugby confirm 'a number of Covid-19 cases' in set-up as all training stood down Outbreak

Ulster Rugby confirm 'a number of Covid-19 cases' in set-up as all training stood down

‘Multiple’ academy players have tested positive for the virus, and one senior player is self-isolating.

# outbreak - Monday 17 August, 2020

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand

The New Zealand prime minister has put the election back to October.

# outbreak - Monday 10 August, 2020

Offaly meat factory announces suspension of operations following criticism for opening this morning

Three other meat factories in Kildare, which is also under regional Covid restrictions, have temporarily closed.

# outbreak - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread

The Chinese capital has enacted a number of measures to limit travel in and out of the city.

# outbreak - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Number of people infected by confirmed case of Covid-19 in Ireland down from four to around one

Professor Philip Nolan said the modelling advisory group can see the “profound effect” the measures are having on transmission.

# outbreak - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country

Figures correct as of midnight on Wednesday were released this morning by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

# outbreak - Friday 3 April, 2020

New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes

Nursing homes now account for 23.8% of Covid-19 clusters in the country.

# outbreak - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

From The42 Kevin Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with COVID-19 Outbreak

Kevin Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with COVID-19

He confirmed to The Athletic website he had tested positive for the virus.

# outbreak - Monday 16 March, 2020

From The42 The Irishman who played under controversial circumstances at the weekend The Show Must Go On

The Irishman who played under controversial circumstances at the weekend

Michael Doyle was one of the few Irish footballers competing in England on Saturday.

From The42 Limerick and Dublin postpone all club GAA games fixed for April Outbreak

Limerick and Dublin postpone all club GAA games fixed for April

Galway became the first county to scrap club fixtures in April last week.

# outbreak - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35

The UK health secretary said shutting down cities was possible despite a “huge economic and social downside”.

# outbreak - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Trump announces new travel restrictions as first death from Covid-19 confirmed in US

Yesterday, the US President denounced criticism of his response to the threat as a “hoax” cooked up by his political enemies.

# outbreak - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Denmark confirms first Covid-19 case as UK total rises to 15

The man is relatively well and has returned to his home, where he remains in isolation, health officials said.

# outbreak - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel Outbreak This post contains videos

Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel

The second virus-related death in France was confirmed this morning.

Covid-19: Department of Foreign Affairs urges people not to travel to 11 Italian 'red zones'

There has been an increase in the number of confirmed cases in Italy

Ireland should expect 'a very big increase' in suspected coronavirus cases in the next few weeks Covid-19 This post contains videos

Ireland should expect 'a very big increase' in suspected coronavirus cases in the next few weeks

Health Minister Simon Harris stresses this does not mean a significant number of positive cases.

# outbreak - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Iran's deputy health minister has been diagnosed with the coronavirus

Clusters of the illness have been reported across Iran.

Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?

The State has a “mitigation” strategy ready to roll out if the “containment” strategy fails.

# outbreak - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy Safety Measures

Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy

This weekend’s fixture between Zebre and Ospreys is also off.

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

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

# outbreak - Friday 14 February, 2020

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# outbreak - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

First case of coronavirus detected in London

Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said this is the nation’s ninth confirmed case.

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing Coronavirus This post contains videos

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing

In Japan, 39 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'

The WHO said the name was chosen so as not to refer to a place, animal or group of people.

# outbreak - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in England

More than 28,000 people are now known to be infected worldwide in the outbreak.

# outbreak - Monday 3 February, 2020

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS Outbreak This post contains videos

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

# outbreak - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “there is no evidence to suggest that any Irish citizen has contracted the virus”.

# outbreak - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China

There have not been any confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland, or in the UK.

# outbreak - Friday 24 January, 2020

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

# outbreak - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Three patients in Edinburgh are suspected of having the disease, as well as one in Glasgow.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Flights and trains from Chinese city of Wuhan suspended to halt virus spread

Residents of Wuhan have been told not to leave the city without a special reason

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans

Meanwhile, a man in Australia has been tested after showing symptoms of the virus.

# outbreak - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

# outbreak - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn

Authorities in China say two people have died and at least 45 have been infected.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old

Four countries in Europe, including the UK, lost their measles elimination status last year.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 September, 2019

New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases

Measles is a highly infectious illness and spreads very easily.

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