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# covid-19 - Monday 29 June, 2020

Phase Three: Here's what's allowed from today as Ireland enters second-last step out of lockdown

As Phase Three takes effect, here is everything you can do from today.

# covid-19 - Sunday 28 June, 2020

One further death in Ireland and the US continues to break infection rate records: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

Coronavirus: China cases stabilise as multiple US states report spikes in infection

Coronavirus: China cases stabilise as multiple US states report spikes in infection

South Korea continues to face new infections after it eased social distancing rules to boost the economy.

The three Rs: A business consultant's tips on getting back on your feet and coming out of the crisis stronger

Brian Cremin of 3SIXTY consultancy says it’s important that businesses examine all aspects of how they work and adapt fast to meet the new changes.

# covid-19 - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Twenty-three new cases in Ireland, Florida counts record surge: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

From The42 Ulster and Connacht Coronavirus-free as provinces set for full return Rugby Returns

Ulster and Connacht Coronavirus-free as provinces set for full return

Leinster and Munster delivered zero positives after testing last week.

Chop and change: Clients set for new customer experience when hair salons and barbers re-open

Much will have changed when people go to get their hair cut from next week.

Fancy a tea-based summer cocktail recipe or two? Go on, go on, go on

Oscar Woolley, founder of SUKI Tea Makers shares some summer tea cocktail blends.

Can I catch Covid-19 twice? As the country reopens, people who have recovered have a few questions

Scientists are trying to better understand whether people can be immune after recovering.

# covid-19 - Friday 26 June, 2020

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike

Johnson’s comments came after the Health Secretary reminded people the Government has powers to close public spaces such as beaches.

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?

The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.

'Planning a stay-cation would be good': Holohan urges public not to plan non-essential trips abroad

Data shows there have been 13 new cases of Covid-19 associated with travel in the last two weeks.

From The42 16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19 Return To Play

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19

The 2019-20 season is due to resume in a “bubble” quarantine setting next month.

Phase Three to go ahead as planned, and worrying surge in US cases: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

HSE's contact tracing app will be wound down in 90 days if it's deemed ineffective

The app will record if a user is in close contact with another user by exchanging anonymous codes.

From The42 Here's the 2020 hurling and football championship fixtures list Game On

Here's the 2020 hurling and football championship fixtures list

Both competitions have been altered following the Covid-19 shutdown.

Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research

A separate study also published by the Lancet examined brain function complications as a result of Covid-19.

# covid-19 - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Taoiseach gives the green light for Phase Three of re-opening to go ahead from Monday

The announcement was made at Dublin Castle this evening.

The Explainer: How likely are you to catch Covid-19 in Ireland right now?

Is it ‘a one in a million chance’? That’s what we’re asking today.

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

TD asks who is getting infected: 'Is it young people drinking cans on the canal or young people in Direct Provision?'

Richard Boyd Barrett raised the issue of concern being expressed about the number of Covid-19 cases among younger people.

Face masks on public transport here, and 1,000 troops deployed to help contain Melbourne outbreak: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide

Indonesia is expected to pass the 50,000 mark for confirmed infections today.

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists

Cycling advocate Martina Callanan says now is the time to embrace cycling as the answer to so many modern lifestyle problems.

Community contact tracing for one meat plant is at 73%, not 90%, department confirms

There has been some confusion about the level of contact tracing at meat processing plants.

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?

The claim was made by INMO General Secretary, Phil Ní Sheaghdha.

Over 100 days on from shutting their doors, just under half of Ireland's pubs are geared up for re-opening

In Dublin, vintners estimate around 50-60% of pubs will re-open from Monday. For the rest of that country, that number is closer to 40%.

# covid-19 - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested

Thirty-seven of the 55 were re-arrested for allegedly committing a range of criminal offences.

70% of primary school parents concerned about impact of Covid-19 on children's mental health

A quarter of parents are either “very” or “extremely” concerned about their children’s mental health.

Six more deaths in Ireland, Beijing says new outbreak 'under control': Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

'The industry can't carry the cost': Customers may expect PPE charges at hair salons from next week

One industry source claimed salons will spend thousands on PPE every week.

From The42 The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19 Off

The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19

‘It was clearly the course we needed to follow from a health and safety perspective.’

In April, 80% of us rated our compliance with the restrictions as 'high'. Now, that figure is below 60%

The CSO has published its latest survey looking at the social impact of Covid-19.

From The42 'Stupidity... this takes the cake' - Djokovic mauled over coronavirus 'horror show' Djokovid

'Stupidity... this takes the cake' - Djokovic mauled over coronavirus 'horror show'

Djokovic and several other players tested positive for coronavirus following an exhibition tennis tournament.

From The42 UFC cancels Dublin fight card Coronavirus

UFC cancels Dublin fight card

The mixed martial arts organisation was due to return to the Irish capital for an event on 15 August.

From The42 Graeme McDowell withdraws from Travelers Championship after caddie tests positive for Covid-19 Out Of Bounds

Graeme McDowell withdraws from Travelers Championship after caddie tests positive for Covid-19

The Portrush man has stood down following Ken Comboy’s test.

Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally

In Phoenix, Trump hailed “patriotic young Americans who stand up tall for America and refuse to kneel to the radical left”.

Poll: Would you download a Covid-19 contact tracing app? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you download a Covid-19 contact tracing app?

82% of Irish people in one survey said they would be willing to download the app.

82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app

However, researchers involved in this study found that people are concerned about privacy.

Wellness Wednesday: True body confidence is not about diet and exercise, it's about loving yourself

Cliona Byrne, a body confidence coach talks about cultivating a healthy relationships with our bodies, especially as we come out of confinement.