# third wave

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Lions confirm another Covid case as much-changed 23 named for Sharks game
Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
Poll: Would you take a free, walk-in Covid-19 test for people without symptoms?
'Level beyond comprehension': 1,750 people now in hospital with Covid-19
INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service
What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?
'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave
Childcare services to remain open but only for vulnerable groups and children of essential workers
921 now in hospital with Covid-19 as patient numbers exceed April 2020 peak
Cabinet to sign off on closure of schools until February, most construction sites set to shut down
Ministers meet this morning and an announcement is expected later today.
Strict new rules on international travel are also set to be signed-off.
It comes as the numbers in hospital exceed the previous peak in mid-April.
Analysis suggests UK coronavirus variant 'not responsible for recent surge' in Ireland
Highest number of Covid-19 hospital admissions in 24-hour period since April
A return to Level 5 - with modifications - from Christmas Eve
The Cabinet has agreed a set of new restrictions, including restaurants and gastro pubs closing at 3pm Christmas Eve
People won't be able to travel beyond their county after midnight on 26 December, but can stay where they are past that point
A further 900+ new cases are expected today, as it's projected there could be as many as 2,000 daily cases by New Year's Day
Poll: Have you changed your Christmas plans because of the third wave of Covid?
'Stay at home, stop socialising': Ireland 'clearly' in third wave of pandemic, Philip Nolan says