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#Coronavirus

# coronavirus - Today’s News

Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents

It is part of a wider easing of measures that will also see groups of up to six people allowed to meet outdoors.

Restaurant street tables to be trialled as part of Limerick council's recovery plans

Other measures planned include drive-in gigs and movies, night-time markets, and street performances.

Two more deaths in Ireland and Latin American cases reach over 1 million: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what’s making headlines in relation to Covid-19 both here and abroad.

A tribute to the Class of 2020: How one group of teachers marked the end of school for sixth years

As schools end an academic year in the Covid-19 pandemic, a group of secondary teachers in Tallaght had to pay tribute to their students.

The CSO wants people to 'tell Ireland’s story' of Covid-19

The work of the country’s census office has been hampered by the pandemic.

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19 HSE

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19

Guidance regarding immunity and healthcare workers was compiled by the HSE.

# coronavirus - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 66 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The National Public Health Emergency Team have confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

From The42 Atalanta boss Gasperini had Covid-19 during Champions League game and feared he would die Symptoms

Atalanta boss Gasperini had Covid-19 during Champions League game and feared he would die

The Italian club played Valencia at the Mestella back in March, and the 62-year-old has revealed he had coronavirus at the time.

Bertie Ahern on lifting lockdown: 'You will not carry the public if we drift into August'

The former taoiseach has outlined his thoughts on the government’s roadmap.

'No plan' for carers or those who need care when they get tested for Covid-19

“If I could do this alone I would, it would be better than dealing with the system,” one family carer said.

Poll: Does the sunny weather make lockdown easier or harder? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the sunny weather make lockdown easier or harder?

Are you happy to soak up the sun from your garden or do you crave a populated beach?

'It wouldn't be a failure': Why there may be more clusters as Ireland re-opens and the plan to manage them

Dr Tony Holohan said this week we’re “better placed” now to deal with an outbreak or cluster now than we may have been in February.

# coronavirus - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Britain facing 'dangerous moment' as scientists join together to highlight 'huge risk' of lockdown easing

The comments came as the UK government confirmed that elite sport events would begin again next week behind closed doors.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 59 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The National Public Health Emergency Team have confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Some school children returning and others not 'would be discrimination' - Children's Ombudsman

Schools have been closed since 12 March as part of efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19.

Warning over 'tempting' warm weekend and Michael D enters the fray: Today's Covid-19 main points

The death of a further nine people with Covid-19 was announced this evening.

Number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in ICU drops to 42, down from peak of 160

The peak of patients requiring ICU care occurred on 4 April, with 160 people in intensive care beds.

Irish contact tracing app to begin field testing next week

The executive says it will then be released ‘once it is fully operational’.

'Something is going wrong on the frontlines': Union demands urgent inquiry into healthcare worker infection rates

7,943 healthcare workers have tested positive for the virus so far.

Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'

Barrister Hugh O’Donnell says ministers still holding power despite losing their seats is untenable in the long run.

The family behind the Rye River Café share their shutdown story, and some recipes

Shona Bourke of the Rye River Café shares some recipes and says closing in March broke her heart but they’ve moved the business online.

Tusla expressed concern children could be at risk of 'immediate harm' due to restrictions on its services

Internal risk reports expressed concern about the impact of reduced home visits and face-to-face meetings.

Has Covid-19 changed your relationship with alcohol or drugs? Global Drugs Survey launches special edition

TheJournal.ie is a partner of the GDS Special Edition – you can participate here.

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

# coronavirus - Friday 29 May, 2020

From The42 Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers reveals he and wife had coronavirus Health

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers reveals he and wife had coronavirus

The Foxes manager was ill in March and April.

People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19

NPHET this evening continued to urge people to comply with social distancing over the bank holiday weekend.

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list

The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.

From The42 No green light for GAA teams to train in small groups but walking tracks could re-open Covid-19

No green light for GAA teams to train in small groups but walking tracks could re-open

The GAA insist they will stick rigidly to the government’s plan for reopening.

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 39 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health provided the last figures at tonight’s briefing.

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics

The hoax video shows a man who has a passing resemblance to Gates – but it’s a hoax.

Government to reopen primary and secondary schools at the end of August

It may not be possible for all students to attend class every day, Varadkar said today.

Schools to reopen at the end of August and a new deal with private hospitals: Today's Covid-19 main points

The deaths of nine more people in Ireland from Covid-19 were announced last night.

Government to negotiate new deal with private hospitals

The current deal to use private facilities during the Covid-19 crisis will not be extended beyond the end of June.

I've been living with MS for 10 years now and remote working during Covid-19 is a huge help

Niamh McCarron says people with chronic illnesses and disabilities have been asking for remote working for years, often getting told that it can’t be supported, for a whole list of reasons.

Liverpool's title-winning game among several which could be played at neutral venue

Meanwhile, the FA Cup final has been rescheduled for 1 August.

Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures

The authors suggest that evidence of transmission among school children has yet to emerge.

Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now?

Government guidelines advise that places of worship should not reopen until 20 July.

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown

There was also a spike in the number of visits to the charity’s website.

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