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Bus Éireann warns routes could be cancelled as Waterford staff absent over Covid
The weekend routes may be most impacted, Bus Éireann said.
Student teachers to help alleviate substitution crisis in schools amid Covid surge
Year-three and year-four student teachers will be deployed in schools where needed during this academic year, the Department of Education said.
'This is loo-lah': Sharp criticism of midnight closure for nightclubs
The measure comes into force from tomorrow, meaning tonight is the last night nightclubs can open past midnight.
HSE: Schools can inform of positive Covid cases if they receive parental consent
The HSE said it only recommended against this in cases where parental consent wasn’t sought or it wasn’t GDPR compliant.
HSE says 'disappearing' list on online portal is intentional for close contacts in schools
It was highlighted that a positive case’s close contacts disappeared when the ‘school setting’ option was selected.
Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said 70% of adults in the EU are now fully vaccinated.
India’s vaccination campaign falters as cases continue to rise across the country
On Sunday, India reported 403,738 confirmed cases, including 4,092 deaths.
India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states
Karnataka’s capital, Bengaluru, has the highest active caseload at more than 300,000, but experts warn that the worst is still to come.
HSE still in talks to secure private hospital capacity amid NPHET warning of potential Covid surge
The Department of Health has sanctioned up to €25 million to treat public patients in private hospitals temporarily pending a new arrangement.