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# covid-19 facts

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HSE on 'higher state of alert' as Covid-19 and other illnesses cause concern
China further relaxes Covid rules after protests
Trade union asks Health Minister to extend Covid-19 payment to contracted frontline workers
'Other crises are vying for our attention': Why people have stopped talking about Covid-19
Covid-19 cases rise more than 26% in single week
55% of patients with Covid-19 hospitalised due to virus, CMO warns health minister
Covid-19: Ireland's cases are rising quickly - here's why and what it means
New restrictions not on cards despite 'significant increase' in hospital cases, Donnelly says
Department of Health to no longer publish daily Covid-19 cases
Coronavirus: 2,837 new cases reported as number of Covid patients at lowest since December
Coronavirus: 6,841 cases recorded over weekend as death toll surpasses 7,000
Nearly 40,000 Covid cases recorded in three days as HSE boss issues hospitals warning
Coronavirus: 8,337 new cases and 670 patients in hospital, including 43 in ICU
Coronavirus: 7,694 new cases and 653 patients in hospital, including 46 in ICU
Coronavirus: 7,354 new cases and 608 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU
Coronavirus: 9,881 new cases and 631 patients in hospital, 108 deaths notified in past week
Covid-19: 9,365 new cases and 646 patients in hospital, including 72 in ICU
Covid-19: 12,560 new cases and 630 patients in hospital, 92 deaths notified in past week
France lifts most Covid restrictions but keeps vaccination certs
Ireland's Covid position improving but global risk remains high, CMO tells Oireachtas Committee
Covid-19: 10,618 new cases and 624 patients in hospital, including 66 in ICU
New guidelines for care facilities to give unrestricted access to nominated support person
South Africa lifts curfew as Omicron wave subsides
FactCheck: This Irish video about masks is incorrect to claim they do not work against Covid-19
Coronavirus: 5,279 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Coronavirus: 4,235 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 47 deaths notified in the past week
'It's not down to hesitancy at all': Are people less enthusiastic about boosters?
Taoiseach says 'call to arms' has helped stabilise cases but suggests Christmas will not be 'normal'
WHO experts expect details of Omicron transmission ‘within days’
5,471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed, with results on suspected Omicron expected this week
Children aged nine and over to be asked to wear masks indoors in public on temporary basis
South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans
'No plans' to close hospitality or retail over the Christmas period, says Varadkar
Justice Minister says mandatory hotel quarantine could return over new Covid-19 variant
Coronavirus: 4,764 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Healthcare worker absences due to Covid-19 at highest level since January
Coronavirus: 3,666 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Antigen tests are being used 'widely but not properly', says chief medical officer
Coronavirus: 4,642 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Government should consider reinstating work from home advice amid 'very high' Covid cases - NPHET