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# tony-holohan - Friday 19 February, 2021

Dr Emer Holohan, wife of Chief Medical Officer, dies following long illness
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Dr Emer Holohan, wife of Chief Medical Officer, dies following long illness

Feb 19th 2021, 7:01 PM 222,031 Views 69 Comments

She had been receiving palliative care since last year.

# tony-holohan - Monday 15 February, 2021

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 821 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 821 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 15th 2021, 5:55 PM 99,093 Views 146 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 54 deaths and 1,006 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Nphet

Coronavirus: 54 deaths and 1,006 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 10th 2021, 5:42 PM 100,573 Views 152 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Chief Medical Officer says 'we are in a strong position' but urges caution over coming weeks
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# Tony Holohan

Chief Medical Officer says 'we are in a strong position' but urges caution over coming weeks

Feb 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 37,994 Views 35 Comments

The CMO’s statement comes after the HSE confirmed earlier this week that 219,200 vaccinations have been administered in Ireland.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 101 deaths and 879 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 101 deaths and 879 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:57 PM 144,347 Views 230 Comments

The total number of cases has reached 198,424.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste

Jan 21st 2021, 1:30 PM 27,581 Views 42 Comments

‘They didn’t come in Covid positive, they picked up Covid while in the hospital,’ said Leo Varadkar.

Factfind: What advice did NPHET give to Government around the closure of schools?
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# Factfind

Factfind: What advice did NPHET give to Government around the closure of schools?

Jan 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 49,368 Views 0 Comments

Debate about the safety of schools in relation to Covid-19 is ongoing.

# tony-holohan - Friday 15 January, 2021

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning
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# Joint Letter

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning

Jan 15th 2021, 2:10 PM 118,411 Views 63 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan and Dr Michael McBride said there is an “unsustainably high level of Covid-19 infection” across Ireland.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Sample shows one in four Covid-19 cases in Ireland last week were UK variant, Holohan told government
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# CMO LETTER

Sample shows one in four Covid-19 cases in Ireland last week were UK variant, Holohan told government

Jan 7th 2021, 12:18 PM 29,159 Views 48 Comments

The CMO wrote to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly on Tuesday regarding the current Covid-19 situation.

# tony-holohan - Monday 4 January, 2021

'If you have flu-like symptoms, assume it's Covid and self-isolate', Holohan warns
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# Coronavirus

'If you have flu-like symptoms, assume it's Covid and self-isolate', Holohan warns

Jan 4th 2021, 7:49 PM 66,088 Views 52 Comments

He also noted that some people who have no symptoms test positive for the virus.

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 7:23 PM 185,634 Views 450 Comments

New figures were revealed by health officials this evening.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 1,620 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 1,620 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 31st 2020, 4:13 PM 111,070 Views 165 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

People must 'look at their plans' and reduce contacts as Ireland battles third wave, Holohan says
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# New Year's Eve

People must 'look at their plans' and reduce contacts as Ireland battles third wave, Holohan says

Dec 31st 2020, 9:01 AM 32,812 Views 135 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said the current levels of transmission of Covid-19 are “simply unsustainable”.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

A look back at some of the best Late Late Show interviews of the year
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# Friday Nights In

A look back at some of the best Late Late Show interviews of the year

Dec 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,642 Views 18 Comments

Many of the most memorable interviews covered the impact the Covid-19 pandemic was having on people’s lives.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high
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# Hospital Admissions

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high

Dec 29th 2020, 1:48 PM 76,711 Views 89 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said ministers will consider current Level 5 restrictions in light of the data.

# tony-holohan - Monday 28 December, 2020

Tony Holohan issues stark warning as Covid-19 hospitalisations surpass second wave
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# Coronavirus

Tony Holohan issues stark warning as Covid-19 hospitalisations surpass second wave

Dec 28th 2020, 9:40 PM 112,100 Views 117 Comments

The CMO said hospitalisations increased sharply in the last two days.

# tony-holohan - Friday 18 December, 2020

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'
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# Warning

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'

Dec 18th 2020, 9:20 AM 39,154 Views 99 Comments

The CMO has written to the government recommending new restrictions after Christmas.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Covid-19: NPHET and Stormont to hold meetings today as Ireland faces 'delicate and precarious' situation
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# Coronavirus

Covid-19: NPHET and Stormont to hold meetings today as Ireland faces 'delicate and precarious' situation

Dec 17th 2020, 8:40 AM 43,651 Views 80 Comments

NPHET is set to review the ongoing epidemiological situation across Ireland.

# tony-holohan - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel
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# ECDC

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel

Dec 7th 2020, 6:58 PM 145,324 Views 76 Comments

The chief medical officer said the advice was still to avoid non-essential air travel this Christmas season.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:49 PM 59,165 Views 68 Comments

231 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 1st 2020, 6:13 PM 87,925 Views 113 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 226 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 226 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 24th 2020, 5:51 PM 83,885 Views 141 Comments

As of 2pm today, 292 Covid-19 patients were hospitalised, of which 36 were in ICU.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 21st 2020, 5:44 PM 95,188 Views 153 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas
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# Pandemic

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas

Nov 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 75,026 Views 29 Comments

Many people are unsure of what to do and critical of mixed mesages from the government.

# tony-holohan - Friday 20 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 330 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 330 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 20th 2020, 5:32 PM 78,456 Views 52 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# tony-holohan - Monday 16 November, 2020

Socialising, funerals and people 'taking their eye off the ball': Concerns over uptick in Covid cases
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# Coronavirus

Socialising, funerals and people 'taking their eye off the ball': Concerns over uptick in Covid cases

Nov 16th 2020, 11:07 AM 44,065 Views 107 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan has said it is “a worrying development”.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 362 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 362 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 11th 2020, 5:46 PM 84,647 Views 80 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

High-level taskforce created to oversee Covid-19 vaccine roll out in Ireland
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# Vaccine

High-level taskforce created to oversee Covid-19 vaccine roll out in Ireland

Nov 11th 2020, 3:49 PM 28,790 Views 54 Comments

People who are most vulnerable to Covid-19 will be the immediate priority of government.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine
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# Coronavirus

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine

Nov 10th 2020, 4:09 PM 20,929 Views 19 Comments

The news yesterday was really positive, but there are practical considerations to bear in mind.

# tony-holohan - Monday 9 November, 2020

Health officials say vaccine news is positive but it's still 'too early to celebrate'
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# Covid19

Health officials say vaccine news is positive but it's still 'too early to celebrate'

Nov 9th 2020, 8:09 PM 19,824 Views 41 Comments

Today Pfizer and BioNTech said their vaccine was 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 infections in ongoing Phase 3 trials.

# tony-holohan - Monday 2 November, 2020

Concern about Covid-19 rate in Dublin with 321 cases in the capital confirmed today
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# Coronavirus

Concern about Covid-19 rate in Dublin with 321 cases in the capital confirmed today

Nov 2nd 2020, 8:22 PM 47,087 Views 48 Comments

Across the rest of the country there has been an encouraging drop in cases, the CMO said this evening.

# tony-holohan - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Confrontation with NPHET foreseen as government presses ahead with EU travel plan
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# Traffic Light Travel Plan

Confrontation with NPHET foreseen as government presses ahead with EU travel plan

Nov 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 46,817 Views 38 Comments

Government sources have said Ireland has already agreed to be part of the new EU programme that will open up travel.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan
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Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan

Oct 27th 2020, 7:31 PM 47,612 Views 43 Comments

Kids won’t be able to call around to neighbours houses this weekend, says NPHET.

# tony-holohan - Monday 26 October, 2020

Government looking at rapid testing regime as means of easing Christmas travel restrictions
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# Home For Christmas

Government looking at rapid testing regime as means of easing Christmas travel restrictions

Oct 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 67,105 Views 40 Comments

A new test – known as the ‘LAMP’ test – could open up travel in the coming weeks, it’s hoped.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 22 October, 2020

CMO says herd immunity concept is 'something that's reserved for policy thinking around vaccination'
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# Coronavirus

CMO says herd immunity concept is 'something that's reserved for policy thinking around vaccination'

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:55 PM 33,947 Views 70 Comments

The concept has been frequently referenced since the beginning of the pandemic.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

CMO and Deputy CMO lay out the figures behind Covid-19 testing in schools
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# Close Contact Testing

CMO and Deputy CMO lay out the figures behind Covid-19 testing in schools

Oct 20th 2020, 7:07 PM 72,247 Views 67 Comments

Close contact testing in schools has yielded a positivity rate of 2.8%.

FactFind: Has the World Health Organisation changed its position on lockdowns?
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# David Nabarro

FactFind: Has the World Health Organisation changed its position on lockdowns?

Oct 20th 2020, 12:05 AM 57,918 Views 0 Comments

No. It hasn’t.

# tony-holohan - Monday 12 October, 2020

'It won't be possible to protect nursing homes': CMO warns of widespread community transmission
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# Covid19

'It won't be possible to protect nursing homes': CMO warns of widespread community transmission

Oct 12th 2020, 8:35 PM 76,387 Views 103 Comments

Dr Holohan said protective measures in the nursing homes will not be enough to keep the virus out if transmission in the community continues to increase.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Taoiseach doesn't know what NPHET will recommend, but says roadmap allows for graduated level increases
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# Covid Roadmap

Taoiseach doesn't know what NPHET will recommend, but says roadmap allows for graduated level increases

Oct 8th 2020, 3:37 PM 30,965 Views 63 Comments

Micheál Martin says NPHET were part of the team who drew up the roadmap which allows for county-wide measures also.

'It certainly wasn't Stephen Donnelly': Taoiseach says health minister didn't leak NPHET's Level 5 recommendation
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# Who Knew What

'It certainly wasn't Stephen Donnelly': Taoiseach says health minister didn't leak NPHET's Level 5 recommendation

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 3:00 PM 70,414 Views 110 Comments

Donnelly is to make a statement about the sequence of events prior to NPHET’s Level 5 recommendation later today.

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