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# coronavirus - Today’s News

Coronavirus: No deaths and 394 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 394 new cases confirmed in Ireland

49 minutes ago 29,616 Views 42 Comments

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

HSE professor urges pregnant women to stay protected against Covid after reports of more stillbirths
# Covid Placentitis
# Covid Placentitis

HSE professor urges pregnant women to stay protected against Covid after reports of more stillbirths

4 hours ago 18,142 Views 5 Comments

Health officials first reported the condition last month.

Back to the gym, pub, and shops as restrictions ease across the UK
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Back to the gym, pub, and shops as restrictions ease across the UK

Updated 4 hours ago 30,607 Views 57 Comments

There are variations in the way each part of the UK is easing restrictions today.

Leinster Rugby submit plans to assess use of rapid antigen testing for safe return of fans to the RDS
# Proposal
From The42
# Proposal

Leinster Rugby submit plans to assess use of rapid antigen testing for safe return of fans to the RDS

5 hours ago 13,586 Views 17 Comments

The capacity for this proof of concept match will be capped at 2,000 supporters.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to 65-69s and the registration system?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to 65-69s and the registration system?

6 hours ago 18,344 Views 0 Comments

The registration system for this cohort is due to launch shortly.

'There are many reasons for hope': New Covid-19 admissions to hospital fall to November levels
# Hospitalisations
# Hospitalisations

'There are many reasons for hope': New Covid-19 admissions to hospital fall to November levels

7 hours ago 15,318 Views 27 Comments

Weekend figures have fallen compared to recent weeks.

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19

8 hours ago 15,966 Views 29 Comments

India reported a new daily record of more than 168,000 cases.

Stephen Donnelly says capping arrivals from states on hotel quarantine list 'possible' in future
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Stephen Donnelly says capping arrivals from states on hotel quarantine list 'possible' in future

8 hours ago 20,492 Views 69 Comments

Several more countries were added to the list last week.

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return

11 hours ago 13,371 Views 66 Comments

A million students and staff are back in school today.

Here's everything you need to know about the Covid-19 restrictions changing from today
# Easing
# Easing

Here's everything you need to know about the Covid-19 restrictions changing from today

12 hours ago 54,220 Views 52 Comments

Restrictions around travel, outdoor meetings, schools and construction have been loosened.

# coronavirus - Yesterday’s News

Ex-Italy rugby captain Cuttitta dies aged 54
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Ex-Italy rugby captain Cuttitta dies aged 54

20 hours ago 10,158 Views 2 Comments

He competed in two World Cups in 1991 and 1995, and his country’s first matches in the Six Nations tournament which they joined in 2000.

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 303 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 303 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Sun 4:30 PM 101,147 Views 114 Comments

This is the lowest number of daily cases since the middle of December.

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak
# Bangkok
# Bangkok

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak

Sun 3:44 PM 49,475 Views 14 Comments

Officials warned that restrictions may need to be tightened to slow the spread of a fresh wave of infections.

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Sun 2:11 PM 13,655 Views 21 Comments

Northern Ireland hit a million vaccine doses in its rollout programme this week.

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

Sun 1:03 PM 35,598 Views 77 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital
# Admissions
# Admissions

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital

Sun 12:22 PM 23,109 Views 15 Comments

Over 1,045,000 vaccine doses have been administered in Ireland.

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout

Sun 7:00 AM 22,027 Views 40 Comments

Some in government are concerned that bureaucracy will prevent short-notice additional hires that may be needed later on.

# coronavirus - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 4:10 PM 98,832 Views 138 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall

Updated Sat 2:07 PM 34,590 Views 44 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid described the figures as a ‘good start to the weekend’.

# coronavirus - Friday 9 April, 2021

World Cup winner De Rossi hospitalised with Covid-19 - reports
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

World Cup winner De Rossi hospitalised with Covid-19 - reports

Fri 9:06 PM 6,651 Views 5 Comments

The 37-year-old was one of four members of Italy’s staff who were infected during recent 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

'Vaccine lottery for SNAs': Union says jabs given to all staff in some schools while others overlooked
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Vaccine lottery for SNAs': Union says jabs given to all staff in some schools while others overlooked

Fri 2:23 PM 12,959 Views 24 Comments

The union is calling for SNAs to be designated as frontline healthcare workers and prioritised for vaccines.

EU drug watchdog reviewing possible blood clot links with Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine
# Review
# Review

EU drug watchdog reviewing possible blood clot links with Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

Fri 1:58 PM 29,075 Views 32 Comments

It comes amid reports of four blood clot cases, one of them fatal.

Proportion of Covid-19 cases among over-65s has fallen significantly since January
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Proportion of Covid-19 cases among over-65s has fallen significantly since January

Updated Fri 1:05 PM 23,468 Views 35 Comments
  • As of 8pm last night, there are 53 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 400 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Over one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have now been administered in Ireland.
Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca
# Australia
# Australia

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca

Fri 7:09 AM 23,189 Views 47 Comments

The move follows the EMA saying it had found a ‘possible link’ between the AZ vaccine and rare blood clots.

Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors

Fri 6:55 AM 15,956 Views 7 Comments

The recipient is recovering after the nearly 11-hour operation.

Mandatory quarantine hotels concerns: 'There’s nothing to stop someone from opening their door and walking out'
# Mandatory Quarantine Hotel
# Mandatory Quarantine Hotel

Mandatory quarantine hotels concerns: 'There’s nothing to stop someone from opening their door and walking out'

Fri 6:00 AM 25,059 Views 31 Comments

Earlier this week, three women absconded from the Crowne Plaza near Dublin Airport.

# coronavirus - Thursday 8 April, 2021

10 cases of Covid-19 detected in mandatory hotel quarantine
# Quarantine Hotels
# Quarantine Hotels

10 cases of Covid-19 detected in mandatory hotel quarantine

Thu 8:10 PM 46,798 Views 37 Comments

Contact tracing also found that people most commonly mentioned shopping and work as possible sources of transmission.

'Stable, potentially improving situation': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Stable, potentially improving situation': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Thu 8:08 PM 37,155 Views 50 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Tusla confirms 'unapproved email' about registering for vaccines sent to staff who were not eligible
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tusla confirms 'unapproved email' about registering for vaccines sent to staff who were not eligible

Thu 7:16 PM 22,624 Views 10 Comments

The agency said it has conducted checks in other regions and this appears to be an isolated incident.

Mid-April vaccine target for over 70s won't be met as GP rollout struggles with delivery delays
# Covid19
# Covid19

Mid-April vaccine target for over 70s won't be met as GP rollout struggles with delivery delays

Thu 6:10 PM 73,001 Views 98 Comments

Some GPs have opted not to sign up to vaccinate high risk groups due to the pressure and stress of the programme to date.

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 400 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 400 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Thu 5:58 PM 68,626 Views 73 Comments

The latest figures have been reported by the Department of Health.

One million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered in Ireland
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

One million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered in Ireland

Thu 3:47 PM 50,862 Views 120 Comments

Close to 19% of the eligible population will have received their first dose by the end of today.

Irishman who can't come home for mother's funeral questions 'arbitrary' decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list
# Mandatory Hotel Quaratine
# Mandatory Hotel Quaratine

Irishman who can't come home for mother's funeral questions 'arbitrary' decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list

Thu 6:00 AM 53,075 Views 40 Comments

John Doherty has questioned why the country was added to the list while other US territories or the US itself were not.

# coronavirus - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll

Wed 9:31 PM 52,946 Views 46 Comments

Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths yesterday.

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds

Updated Wed 6:05 PM 29,904 Views 89 Comments

NIAC has said its current advice about the use of this vaccine in Ireland still applies.

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 423 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 423 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Wed 5:57 PM 76,129 Views 94 Comments

The latest figures have been reported by the Department of Health.

Further EU countries to be added to Ireland’s quarantine list
# Covid19
# Covid19

Further EU countries to be added to Ireland’s quarantine list

Wed 1:08 PM 39,129 Views 66 Comments

France, Italy and Germany could join Austria on the list.

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands

Wed 11:02 AM 98,775 Views 322 Comments

The three unions tabled a joint motion on the issue.

Covid-19 linked to increased risk of psychiatric and neurological conditions
# University Of Oxford
# University Of Oxford

Covid-19 linked to increased risk of psychiatric and neurological conditions

Wed 8:24 AM 27,829 Views 63 Comments

University of Oxford researchers have estimated that one in three survivors were diagnosed with such a condition in the following six months.

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose

Wed 7:27 AM 19,960 Views 45 Comments

The figures are continuing to fall across the country.

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