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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Covid Tracker

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# pingdemic
What is the 'pingdemic' happening in the UK - and could it happen here?
Worker shortages and empty supermarket shelves are all being blamed on the phenomenon.
# Covid Tracker
Ireland's Covid tracker app is now linked with similar contact tracing apps from Italy and Germany
There are currently no countries on Ireland’s travel green list, however.
# Coronavirus
HIQA releases study evidence behind new change to Covid-19 self-isolation period
People with a confirmed case are to self-isolate for 10 days now, down from 14.
# Google Play services
HSE working with Google to fix problem with Covid Tracker app that drains Android phone batteries
The HSE said that the problem should be fixed within 24 hours.
# Privacy
Concerns over Google Play Services reignited over Covid apps but HSE warns against conflating issues
The HSE has said it is important not to conflate issues with how Google enables apps through the store with the functionality of this particular app.
# Covid Tracker
HSE reports 250,000 downloads of new Covid-19 contact tracing app
The app was officially launched this morning.