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# coronavirus - Today’s News

Covid immunity post infection lasts six months – Hiqa
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid immunity post infection lasts six months – Hiqa

10 minutes ago 2,279 Views 2 Comments

Previous guidance stated that immunity lasts for at least 12 weeks.

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
# Opinion
# Opinion

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic

3 hours ago 5,940 Views 3 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett celebrates women on IWD and reminds them that help is available.

# coronavirus - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland

16 hours ago 82,621 Views 153 Comments

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

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week

Updated 17 hours ago 36,486 Views 88 Comments

Arlene Foster says there will be an issue with different levels of vaccination across Ireland.

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'
# Vmdiff
# Vmdiff

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'

Sun 9:30 AM 19,877 Views 0 Comments

Students from Trinity College Dublin have made a documentary about their lives during the pandemic, which captures experiences from across the globe.

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation

Sun 8:30 AM 13,468 Views 42 Comments

Joe Galvin outlines how far-right groups are capitalising on current frustrations around Covid restrictions.

# coronavirus - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill
# Senate
# Senate

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill

Updated Sat 6:30 PM 28,809 Views 42 Comments

The 1.9 trillion dollar package was approved by a 50-49 vote along party lines.

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City
# Protest
# Protest

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City

Updated Sat 6:10 PM 150,911 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Garda checkpoints were set up around Cork City.

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone

Updated Sat 1:59 PM 52,759 Views 93 Comments

There are currently 401 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules

Sat 12:05 AM 60,959 Views 69 Comments

Amárach Research gives a glimpse into how people currently feel about restrictions.

# coronavirus - Friday 5 March, 2021

Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Breaches
# Breaches

Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Fri 7:15 PM 25,619 Views 61 Comments

This includes more than 9,000 €100 fines for non-essential travel.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 5:44 PM 65,596 Views 120 Comments

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

All over-70s in a Kerry village have received their first Covid-19 vaccine
# Sneem
# Sneem

All over-70s in a Kerry village have received their first Covid-19 vaccine

Fri 3:40 PM 30,446 Views 30 Comments

The Sneem Health Centre received enough doses to vaccinate all over 70s.

Hotel brings High Court action over insurer's failure to pay out on Covid-19 business disruption claim
# Headfort Arms Hotel
# Headfort Arms Hotel

Hotel brings High Court action over insurer's failure to pay out on Covid-19 business disruption claim

Fri 2:32 PM 14,554 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been brought by the awarding winning Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells, Co Meath.

Ireland’s economy grew by 3.4% last year despite Covid-19 restrictions
# CSO
# CSO

Ireland’s economy grew by 3.4% last year despite Covid-19 restrictions

Fri 1:48 PM 19,330 Views 73 Comments

The CSO said that growth continued in the more globalised sectors with industry showing a 15% upturn.

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December

Updated Fri 12:50 PM 29,192 Views 73 Comments
  • There are currently 426 patients in hospital with Covid-19.
  • 102 patients with Covid-19 are in intensive care currently.
  • Health officials yesterday confirmed that a further 39 people with Covid-19 died in Ireland.
  • Four stillbirths with possible links to Covid-19 are under investigation by health officials.
Professor Sam McConkey: Ten steps we should take to rid Ireland of Covid for good
# Opinion
# Opinion

Professor Sam McConkey: Ten steps we should take to rid Ireland of Covid for good

Fri 7:00 AM 86,303 Views 0 Comments

Professor Sam McConkey outlines ways to make Ireland a world leader in the Zero Covid approach to this pandemic.

New Zealand to end week-long Covid-19 lockdown in largest city
# Auckland
# Auckland

New Zealand to end week-long Covid-19 lockdown in largest city

Fri 7:00 AM 11,312 Views 19 Comments

Authorities say they are confident that a virus cluster in Auckland has been contained.

# coronavirus - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Western outbreak linked to 442 Covid-19 cases: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

Western outbreak linked to 442 Covid-19 cases: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Thu 7:56 PM 45,460 Views 35 Comments

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

Four stillbirths with possible links to Covid-19 under investigation by Irish health officials
# Covid Placentitis
# Covid Placentitis

Four stillbirths with possible links to Covid-19 under investigation by Irish health officials

Thu 6:37 PM 51,220 Views 43 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said the condition is “very rare”.

Coronavirus: 39 deaths and 462 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Coronavirus: 39 deaths and 462 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Thu 5:55 PM 74,472 Views 97 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week

Updated Thu 5:34 PM 54,661 Views 80 Comments
  • GPs and advocacy groups will help identify patients in the community.
  • AstraZeneca deliveries this week will also be reduced.
  • The 500,000th vaccine dose will be administered over the next week.
Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval
# Sputnik V
# Sputnik V

Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval

Thu 11:54 AM 13,115 Views 25 Comments

Russia said it is ready to provide vaccines for 50 million Europeans.

Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games: local media
# Shut Out
From The42
# Shut Out

Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games: local media

Thu 8:45 AM 1,187 Views 0 Comments

Officials fear that an influx of visitors from abroad will endanger the Japanese public.

Germany to begin easing Covid curbs as Biden slams 'Neanderthal' restriction lifting in US
# Germany
# Germany

Germany to begin easing Covid curbs as Biden slams 'Neanderthal' restriction lifting in US

Thu 8:37 AM 37,401 Views 7 Comments

Germany’s relaxations will happen gradually and many of the current restrictions will remain until 28 March.

# coronavirus - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Wed 5:51 PM 87,268 Views 140 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

Poll: Do you think this will be Ireland's last Level 5 lockdown?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think this will be Ireland's last Level 5 lockdown?

Wed 8:43 AM 86,094 Views 144 Comments

Last night a further 359 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland.

Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

Wed 7:02 AM 10,613 Views 20 Comments

Teachers are to be prioritised.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 5:44 PM 105,986 Views 112 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said this is the lowest number of cases reported in a single day since mid-December.

Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:22 AM 19,865 Views 19 Comments

Last week was Brazil’s deadliest of the pandemic, with 8,244 deaths from the virus.

Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:10 AM 10,567 Views 3 Comments

NPHET has urged people to “stick with this” over the coming weeks and continue adhering to restrictions.

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:50 AM 11,666 Views 29 Comments

The results of the study, which analysed both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, was hailed as “extremely good news” yesterday.

FactCheck: Misleading Covid-19 claims in a leaflet made by three political parties
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

FactCheck: Misleading Covid-19 claims in a leaflet made by three political parties

Mar 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 73,493 Views 17 Comments

The leaflet was produced by Renua, the Irish Freedom Party and Direct Democracy Ireland.

# coronavirus - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Coming to the end of this period of the pandemic': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Nphet
# Nphet

'Coming to the end of this period of the pandemic': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 1st 2021, 7:47 PM 61,136 Views 53 Comments

Behavioural data about compliance and a continued decline in hospitalisations were among the topics discussed.

Coronavirus: One death and 687 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: One death and 687 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Mar 1st 2021, 5:54 PM 78,071 Views 111 Comments

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

'Concrete reasons for hope', says Ronan Glynn, one year on from first Covid-19 case in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Concrete reasons for hope', says Ronan Glynn, one year on from first Covid-19 case in Ireland

Mar 1st 2021, 8:57 AM 21,355 Views 43 Comments

There were 537 patients with Covid-19 in Irish hospitals as of yesterday evening

Professor Ruairí Brugha: We must engage all of society in the battle against Covid
# Opinion
# Opinion

Professor Ruairí Brugha: We must engage all of society in the battle against Covid

Mar 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 13,696 Views 15 Comments

The professor of Public Health and Epidemiology says the engagement of communities and families could be the key to getting a handle on Covid.

# coronavirus - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 612 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 612 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Feb 28th 2021, 5:27 PM 94,264 Views 140 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said that “since the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Ireland last February, our lives have changed in ways we never thought possible”.

Northern Ireland records lowest daily Covid-19 cases for month of February
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Northern Ireland records lowest daily Covid-19 cases for month of February

Feb 28th 2021, 5:06 PM 26,304 Views 11 Comments

Daily cases in Northern Ireland have been mostly between 200 and 400 in recent weeks, but dropped today to 136.

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door
# Carers
# Carers

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door

Feb 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 15,768 Views 20 Comments

Maeve Higgins says Ireland’s home care assistants and other migrant workers perform a vital service and should be given proper immigration status.

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