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#covid19 facts

# covid19-facts - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: No deaths and 1,031 new cases confirmed in Ireland

There are 34 people in ICU, and there have been 20 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

# covid19-facts - Friday 16 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,000 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 15 October, 2020

FactCheck: Claim made in full-page Irish Times ad about Covid-19 deaths is false

The ad calls for an alternative approach to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 1,095 new cases confirmed in Ireland

“This situation is extremely concerning. Every single one of us has a role to play,” Dr Tony Holohan said.

Explainer: What are the new Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland?

The majority of the restrictions will kick in on Friday and will be in place for four weeks.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Seven further deaths and 863 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

The NI Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# covid19-facts - Monday 12 October, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the situation across the country this evening.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 814 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'I am very worried': Warning from Dr Holohan as over 1,000 new cases confirmed

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 9 October, 2020

Explainer: Why have people been talking about a 'circuit breaker' lockdown - and is there evidence it would work?

A circuit breaker lockdown involves a short, sharp period of tightened restrictions.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?

Pubs, restaurants and cafés in most of Scotland are to be barred from selling alcohol indoors for more than two weeks.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Explainer: What is the current situation with Covid-19 in nursing homes in Ireland?

NPHET raised concerns over outbreaks in nursing homes last weekend.

Coronavirus: The entire country is now in Level 3 - here's what that means

The new restrictions kicked in at midnight.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Factfind: Yes, we're doing more testing, but that's NOT why we have an increase in cases

The positivity rate has continued to increase – now at 3.9% – despite an increase in testing.

Explainer: The whole country goes to Level 3 from tonight, but has it worked in Dublin?

Transmission of the virus hasn’t actually declined, but the increase has slowed.

# covid19-facts - Monday 5 October, 2020

What has led to this latest NPHET recommendation? Here's the relevant data

Clusters, incidence rates, hospital capacity, and the other virus trends that has NPHET worried.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'Sit down and plan your contacts': Acting CMO's appeal as 430 new Covid-19 cases confirmed

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 248 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 3 deaths and 324 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Public health officials renew appeal to reduce our contacts as 234 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 334 new cases confirmed in Ireland - including 174 in Dublin

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 240 new cases - including 119 in Dublin

NPHET met today and has recommended the government implement further restrictions on those living in the capital.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases - including 218 in Dublin

There have been 1,787 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland to date.

We're at Level Two of the new Covid plan. Here's why we want to get to One (and avoid Five at all costs)

The government unveiled its new framework for living with Covid-19 over the next six to nine months today.

# covid19-facts - Monday 14 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 208 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland

108 of the new cases reported today are in Dublin.

# covid19-facts - Friday 11 September, 2020

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July

The figures in question refer to the number of deaths registered for that month so far, not the total number of people who died.

Coronavirus: 211 new cases and one new death confirmed in Ireland

Health officials released the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 196 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland

Health officials released the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 84 new cases in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

FactFind: No, it's not correct to say just 100 people have died from Covid-19 in Ireland

A widely shared Facebook video incorrectly claims that 100 people, not 1,777, have died from the virus in Ireland.

# covid19-facts - Monday 7 September, 2020

'A long year': Leaving Cert students commended as calculated grades released

Students were able to access their grades since 9am this morning.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 102 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have given an update on the spread of the disease this evening.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 138 new confirmed cases in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 231 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials provided an update this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 4 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 98 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 3 September, 2020

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?

Taxpayers can claim back 20% of their spend on food and accommodation as a tax credit.

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work

We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 89 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals

The INMO has warned that overcrowding and Covid-19 make for a ‘toxic combination’.

Covid-19 deaths and hospital numbers remain low as Ireland is 'protecting vulnerable people better'

The majority of confirmed cases are now in those aged under 45.

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