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# covid - Friday 14 May, 2021

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 425 more cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 425 more cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 2:19 PM 53,989 Views 68 Comments

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

# covid - Thursday 13 May, 2021

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid

Thu 7:57 PM 14,316 Views 6 Comments

Some hospitals recognised the need for a more cohesive approach and have already set up dedicated clinics.

# covid - Friday 7 May, 2021

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports

May 7th 2021, 1:10 PM 30,872 Views 16 Comments

The INMO’s annual conference today heard from a number of nurses who are suffering longer term effects of a Covid-19 diagnosis.

# covid - Thursday 6 May, 2021

60,000 dose shortfall in J&J vaccine supply next week as HSE says it will need to use the jab in under 50s
# Covid19
# Covid19

60,000 dose shortfall in J&J vaccine supply next week as HSE says it will need to use the jab in under 50s

May 6th 2021, 5:01 PM 48,133 Views 21 Comments

Government will have to approve any widespread use of the vaccine in the under 50s.

# covid - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Gardaí in Donegal launch dedicated phone line for reporting Covid breaches
# Covid19
# Covid19

Gardaí in Donegal launch dedicated phone line for reporting Covid breaches

May 4th 2021, 5:59 PM 20,489 Views 53 Comments

Public health officials have reported outbreaks in the county linked to social gatherings.

# covid - Monday 3 May, 2021

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 453 new cases as Ireland hits over 250,000 infections to date
# Daily Stats
# Daily Stats

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 453 new cases as Ireland hits over 250,000 infections to date

May 3rd 2021, 4:34 PM 88,084 Views 116 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

EU Commission proposes reopening of external borders
# Travel
# Travel

EU Commission proposes reopening of external borders

May 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 28,294 Views 8 Comments

EU officials believe the vaccination campaigns will soon be a “game changer” in the fight against Covid-19.

# covid - Friday 30 April, 2021

Why are restrictions still in place for partners at maternity units and when are they likely to change?
# Confusion
# Confusion

Why are restrictions still in place for partners at maternity units and when are they likely to change?

Apr 30th 2021, 6:00 PM 14,964 Views 3 Comments

Partners should be able to attend maternity appointments now – due to a fall in cases and the vaccination of healthcare staff.

# covid - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 6:23 PM 16,071 Views 6 Comments

Gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will also be able to reopen their doors on 7 June,

There are 151 people in hospital with Covid-19, with 44 in ICU
# Covid Hospitals
# Covid Hospitals

There are 151 people in hospital with Covid-19, with 44 in ICU

Apr 29th 2021, 7:48 AM 11,453 Views 25 Comments

Ireland’s total number of Covid-19 cases where hospitalisation has been required is 14,192, with 1,502 people requiring care in ICU.

# covid - Monday 26 April, 2021

Another 'outdoor summer': Here's when to expect this week's Covid re-opening decisions
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Another 'outdoor summer': Here's when to expect this week's Covid re-opening decisions

Apr 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 71,951 Views 52 Comments
  • As well as the schedule for May the Taoiseach is expected to give some indications of the plan for June this week.
  • The main announcements are expected on Thursday night, with NPHET set to convene on Wednesday.
  • It comes amid the easing of some restrictions on sports today and the reopening of outdoor attractions like zoos.

# covid - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 10:03 AM 87,191 Views 60 Comments

Those aged 69 can register today and will be notified shortly about their appointments.

# covid - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 14th 2021, 5:47 PM 60,768 Views 82 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

# covid - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Six cases of Covid placentitis stillbirths and miscarriage may be linked to B117 variant
# Covid Variant
# Covid Variant

Six cases of Covid placentitis stillbirths and miscarriage may be linked to B117 variant

Apr 13th 2021, 5:29 PM 31,760 Views 10 Comments

Two expert organisations said that this may be why there were no cases in Covid surges last year.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Apr 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 33,819 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout
# Rare Blood Clotting
# Rare Blood Clotting

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout

Apr 13th 2021, 7:50 AM 69,024 Views 76 Comments

The HSE is going to consider over the next few days how this affects the vaccine rollout.

# covid - Friday 9 April, 2021

'Vaccine lottery for SNAs': Union says jabs given to all staff in some schools while others overlooked
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Vaccine lottery for SNAs': Union says jabs given to all staff in some schools while others overlooked

Apr 9th 2021, 2:23 PM 12,989 Views 24 Comments

The union is calling for SNAs to be designated as frontline healthcare workers and prioritised for vaccines.

# covid - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Further EU countries to be added to Ireland’s quarantine list
# Covid19
# Covid19

Further EU countries to be added to Ireland’s quarantine list

Apr 7th 2021, 1:08 PM 39,705 Views 66 Comments

France, Italy and Germany could join Austria on the list.

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands

Apr 7th 2021, 11:02 AM 99,329 Views 322 Comments

The three unions tabled a joint motion on the issue.

# covid - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Three women absconded from mandatory hotel quarantine today but later returned
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Three women absconded from mandatory hotel quarantine today but later returned

Apr 6th 2021, 5:41 PM 76,288 Views 0 Comments

They returned to the hotel after gardaí spoke to them.

# covid - Friday 2 April, 2021

Juve trio dropped for Turin derby after dinner party controversy
# Rule Breakers
From The42
# Rule Breakers

Juve trio dropped for Turin derby after dinner party controversy

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:47 PM 7,563 Views 1 Comment

Paulo Dybala, Weston McKennie and Arthur Melo have been dropped for Juventus’ local derby with Torino.

# covid - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Seven new walk-in Covid test centres are being set up this week
# Community Testing
# Community Testing

Seven new walk-in Covid test centres are being set up this week

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 6:10 PM 64,483 Views 47 Comments

Three of the centres are opening tomorrow.

'I don't feel like myself yet coming back from it, but it's slowly getting better'
# Long Covid
From The42
# Long Covid

'I don't feel like myself yet coming back from it, but it's slowly getting better'

Mar 31st 2021, 4:15 PM 20,734 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Nhat Nguyen on his experience with Covid-19, his Olympic journey and his ambitions for Tokyo 2021.

Wider-scale retrospective contact tracing begins today - here's how it'll work
# Source Investigation
# Source Investigation

Wider-scale retrospective contact tracing begins today - here's how it'll work

Mar 31st 2021, 12:54 PM 14,048 Views 13 Comments

For the 20% of cases categorised as community transmission, additional questions will be asked about their movements over the previous seven days.

# covid - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 6:31 PM 19,951 Views 53 Comments

The Government announced the latest on the easing of restrictions this evening.

# covid - Monday 29 March, 2021

3 Wales players sent home 'for breaching protocol' ahead of World Cup qualifier
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

3 Wales players sent home 'for breaching protocol' ahead of World Cup qualifier

Mar 29th 2021, 4:38 PM 7,875 Views 0 Comments

Hal Robson-Kanu, Rabbi Matondo and Tyler Roberts have been released from the Welsh camp.

# covid - Thursday 25 March, 2021

HSE to roll-out widescale retrospective contact tracing from 31 March
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE to roll-out widescale retrospective contact tracing from 31 March

Mar 25th 2021, 5:47 PM 28,619 Views 37 Comments

Around 20% of cases are currently identified as community transmission.

# covid - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Four walk-in Covid test centres in Dublin, and one in Tullamore, to open tomorrow
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Four walk-in Covid test centres in Dublin, and one in Tullamore, to open tomorrow

Mar 24th 2021, 1:58 PM 30,739 Views 35 Comments

They will open at 11am tomorrow and run for a week to allow health authorities to assess take-up in the area.

# covid - Friday 19 March, 2021

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

Mar 19th 2021, 11:10 AM 33,311 Views 45 Comments

A month-long lockdown for Paris and several other French regions was announced yesterday.

Biden says US will hit 100 million vaccine target weeks ahead of schedule
# Covid19
# Covid19

Biden says US will hit 100 million vaccine target weeks ahead of schedule

Mar 19th 2021, 7:38 AM 14,243 Views 25 Comments

The US President promised to unveil a new vaccination target next week.

# covid - Thursday 18 March, 2021

AstraZeneca is 'safe and effective' vaccine, says EMA, paving way for Ireland to begin using it again
# Decision
# Decision

AstraZeneca is 'safe and effective' vaccine, says EMA, paving way for Ireland to begin using it again

Mar 18th 2021, 4:16 PM 60,158 Views 119 Comments
  • Head of the EMA Emer Cooke said that the vaccine is safe and the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks.
  • World Health Organization experts have also recommended countries continue to use the AstraZeneca jab.

# covid - Friday 12 March, 2021

No change to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine recommendations in Ireland after clot reports abroad, NIAC says
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

No change to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine recommendations in Ireland after clot reports abroad, NIAC says

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 3:34 PM 20,767 Views 50 Comments

Denmark, Norway and Iceland paused the use of the vaccine as a precaution after isolated reports of recipients developing blood clots.

Organisers of vigil for Sarah Everard take legal action over ‘about-face by police’
# Covid-19 Restrictions
# Covid-19 Restrictions

Organisers of vigil for Sarah Everard take legal action over ‘about-face by police’

Mar 12th 2021, 11:37 AM 21,935 Views 2 Comments

Scotland Yard said it understands the ‘public’s strength of feeling’ and remains in discussion with organisers about whether a gathering can be held.

# covid - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Member of Irish athletics team from European Indoors tests positive for Covid-19
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Member of Irish athletics team from European Indoors tests positive for Covid-19

Mar 11th 2021, 1:25 PM 3,246 Views 1 Comment

Athletics Ireland have released a statement.

# covid - Monday 8 March, 2021

Greece mourns the death of baby who died from Covid aged just 37 days old
# Greece
# Greece

Greece mourns the death of baby who died from Covid aged just 37 days old

Mar 8th 2021, 8:13 PM 29,699 Views 12 Comments

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted “the grief is unbearable”.

# covid - Friday 26 February, 2021

Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'
# Warning
# Warning

Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'

Feb 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,687 Views 0 Comments

A campaign to re-open essential business began earlier this year.

5% of people in Ireland have now received their first dose of a Covid vaccine
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

5% of people in Ireland have now received their first dose of a Covid vaccine

Feb 26th 2021, 10:35 AM 45,225 Views 152 Comments

This represents some 238,000 people.

# covid - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season

Feb 23rd 2021, 9:58 PM 29,382 Views 9 Comments

Inter-county training is unlikely to resume until after 5 April.

What measures will the Government look at easing after 5 April - and how will they make that decision?
# Living With Covid Plan
# Living With Covid Plan

What measures will the Government look at easing after 5 April - and how will they make that decision?

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:18 PM 25,524 Views 27 Comments

Whether more measures are eased depends on community transmission, hospital capacity and the vaccine.

Three cases of South African Covid-19 variant detected in Northern Ireland
# Covid Variants
# Covid Variants

Three cases of South African Covid-19 variant detected in Northern Ireland

Feb 23rd 2021, 2:35 PM 12,884 Views 11 Comments

The North’s health minister said this development demonstrates the need for continued caution.

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