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#Second wave

# second-wave - Thursday 15 October, 2020

How does Ireland compare? How other European countries are handling a surge in Covid-19 cases

Case numbers in some European countries have soared in recent weeks.

# second-wave - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Partial lockdown introduced for Madrid as cases rise in the Spanish city

Police are controlling travel in and out of the Spanish capital.

# second-wave - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Boris Johnson announces tough new restrictions that could stay in place 'for six months'

Weddings are to be reduced to 15 people and penalties for not wearing face coverings are to be increased.

# second-wave - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

England to ban social gatherings of more than six people following spike in Covid-19 cases

Boris Johnson will announce the measures today following a sharp rise in cases.

# second-wave - 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.

# second-wave - Friday 7 August, 2020

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect

The Taoiseach addressed the country after 6pm this evening.

# second-wave - Friday 31 July, 2020

Oireachtas committee calls for 'immediate' action to protect nursing homes in event of Covid-19 second wave

The report was welcomed by Nursing Homes Ireland and the INMO.

# second-wave - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain

The British prime minister defended his government’s decision to impose restrictions on those returning from Spain.

# second-wave - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Harris: 'No indication there is a second wave here, but not pausing Phase Four would be grossly irresponsible'

Ireland is the eighth best country in Europe in relation to Covid-19, says Minister Simon Harris.

# second-wave - Monday 6 July, 2020

Dr Glynn on crowds drinking outside: 'If gatherings like that continue to happen, it's inevitable we'll run into problems'

The acting chief medical officer said today that if people make the wrong choices “we could end back up where we were”.

# second-wave - Saturday 4 July, 2020

In Galway and Cork, concerns grow about 'sharp increase' in homelessness in coming months

Staff who work with Simon Community say the last few months have been a struggle.

# second-wave - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Anthony Fauci warns of 'disturbing' new US surge as UK urged to prepare for second wave

Fauci made his warning before a House committee overseeing the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus.

# second-wave - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Covid-19 poses 'unprecedented' test of Irish economy, warns Central Bank Governor

The Central Bank has warned that the longer the pandemic lasts, the greater the risk to the Irish economy.

# second-wave - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'We've shown this can be controlled': Health officials say second wave not 'inevitable'

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control chief suggested that a second wave was highly likely.