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# covid19-facts - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 318 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: One death and 318 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:29 PM 88,287 Views 116 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 21st 2020, 5:44 PM 95,136 Views 153 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas
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# Pandemic

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas

Nov 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 74,912 Views 29 Comments

Many people are unsure of what to do and critical of mixed mesages from the government.

# covid19-facts - Friday 20 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 330 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 330 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 20th 2020, 5:32 PM 78,432 Views 52 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 19th 2020, 5:56 PM 84,472 Views 179 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Debunked: No, the HSE hasn't said its coronavirus testing method is useless
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Debunked: No, the HSE hasn't said its coronavirus testing method is useless

Nov 15th 2020, 8:30 AM 22,466 Views 0 Comments

The PCR test is globally recognised as the gold standard method for detecting the coronavirus.

# covid19-facts - Friday 13 November, 2020

Dr Holohan says we must not 'drop our guard' as 7 deaths and 482 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed
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# Latest Figures

Dr Holohan says we must not 'drop our guard' as 7 deaths and 482 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

Nov 13th 2020, 6:06 PM 93,837 Views 139 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 395 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: One death and 395 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 12th 2020, 5:50 PM 86,626 Views 143 Comments

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

Debunked: No, the Army is not going to chip children in schools so they can monitor them
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, the Army is not going to chip children in schools so they can monitor them

Nov 12th 2020, 12:11 PM 15,625 Views 1 Comment

The incorrect claim is being widely shared on social media.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 362 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 362 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 11th 2020, 5:46 PM 84,576 Views 80 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Monday 9 November, 2020

Ten deaths and 471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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# Coronavirus

Ten deaths and 471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Nov 9th 2020, 2:12 PM 9,820 Views 2 Comments

The Department of Health has provided an update on case numbers.

# covid19-facts - Monday 2 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 767 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 767 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:55 PM 109,710 Views 153 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,167 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Nphet

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,167 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 21st 2020, 5:48 PM 110,043 Views 176 Comments

The latest figures come in ahead of the introduction of Level 5, which is due to take effect tonight.

# covid19-facts - Monday 19 October, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 1,031 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

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

Oct 19th 2020, 5:56 PM 117,971 Views 329 Comments

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
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# Covid-19

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

Oct 16th 2020, 5:37 PM 123,260 Views 211 Comments

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
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# Factcheck

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

Oct 15th 2020, 9:16 PM 204,009 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Coronavirus

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

Oct 14th 2020, 6:09 PM 214,944 Views 298 Comments

“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?
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# Covid19

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

Oct 14th 2020, 2:04 PM 14,260 Views 2 Comments

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
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# Coronavirus

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

Oct 13th 2020, 2:06 PM 16,517 Views 9 Comments

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
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 12th 2020, 6:35 PM 164,210 Views 259 Comments

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
# Worsening Situation
# Worsening Situation

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 814 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Oct 11th 2020, 6:02 PM 200,248 Views 314 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

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

Oct 10th 2020, 6:39 PM 474,733 Views 644 Comments

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?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Oct 9th 2020, 5:54 PM 53,204 Views 67 Comments

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?
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# Coronavirus

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

Oct 8th 2020, 3:49 PM 18,962 Views 5 Comments

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?
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# Nursing Homes

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

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 10:53 PM 26,165 Views 20 Comments

NPHET raised concerns over outbreaks in nursing homes last weekend.

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

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

Oct 7th 2020, 12:10 AM 82,055 Views 60 Comments

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
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# Debunked And Explained

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

Oct 6th 2020, 9:00 PM 22,392 Views 16 Comments

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?
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# Covid-19

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

Oct 6th 2020, 6:00 PM 39,595 Views 25 Comments

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
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

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

Oct 5th 2020, 1:44 PM 51,031 Views 120 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

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

Sep 27th 2020, 5:45 PM 257,804 Views 354 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 248 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 26th 2020, 5:26 PM 195,661 Views 212 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 3 deaths and 324 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 24th 2020, 5:40 PM 137,680 Views 173 Comments

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
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# Covid19

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

Updated Sep 23rd 2020, 9:07 PM 167,445 Views 220 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

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

Sep 22nd 2020, 5:50 PM 176,132 Views 284 Comments

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
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# Covid19

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

Sep 17th 2020, 5:40 PM 98,116 Views 111 Comments

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
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# Covid-19

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

Sep 15th 2020, 5:40 PM 175,973 Views 218 Comments

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)
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# Explainer

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)

Sep 15th 2020, 2:43 PM 53,809 Views 46 Comments

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
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# Covid19

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

Sep 14th 2020, 6:10 PM 125,682 Views 161 Comments

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
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# Misinformation

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

Sep 11th 2020, 5:40 PM 56,174 Views 22 Comments

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
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# Coronavirus

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

Sep 11th 2020, 5:34 PM 133,268 Views 223 Comments

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