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#R number

# r-number - Last year 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 26,042 Views 26 Comments

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

# r-number - All time

'Stay at home, stop socialising': Ireland 'clearly' in third wave of pandemic, Philip Nolan says
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

'Stay at home, stop socialising': Ireland 'clearly' in third wave of pandemic, Philip Nolan says

Dec 21st 2020, 6:34 PM 70,025 Views 81 Comments

The CMO Dr Tony Holohan said this wave is “happening much, much sooner after the last one”.

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 26,392 Views 63 Comments

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

Health Minister says R number has dropped again to between 0.7 and 0.9
# R Number
# R Number

Health Minister says R number has dropped again to between 0.7 and 0.9

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 7:00 PM 36,010 Views 59 Comments

The minister said there has been a 40% fall in demand for testing in the past week.

Coronavirus cases rise across UK as R number creeps above 1
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Coronavirus cases rise across UK as R number creeps above 1

Sep 11th 2020, 9:50 PM 22,627 Views 18 Comments

According to government advisers, the last time R was above 1 in the UK was in early March.

Ireland's R number is now between 0.7 and 1.4, Health Minister says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland's R number is now between 0.7 and 1.4, Health Minister says

Jul 24th 2020, 1:28 PM 54,181 Views 98 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said public health officials are saying “we are going to have a second surge” based on worldwide evidence.

Health Minister: 'If the R-rate continues at 1.8 for three weeks, we could have 150 cases a day'
# Stephen Donnelly
# Stephen Donnelly

Health Minister: 'If the R-rate continues at 1.8 for three weeks, we could have 150 cases a day'

Jul 16th 2020, 9:27 AM 75,665 Views 152 Comments

Donnelly also said that from a disease perspective, gastro pubs are seen as restaurants.

UK infection rate increases as over 41,000 now confirmed dead from disease
# R Number
# R Number

UK infection rate increases as over 41,000 now confirmed dead from disease

May 15th 2020, 6:24 PM 39,790 Views 50 Comments

The UK’s R number is between 0.7-1.0.