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# covid19-facts - Friday 11 September, 2020

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.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 196 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

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

Updated Sep 10th 2020, 5:47 PM 124,729 Views 202 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 84 new cases in Ireland

Sep 9th 2020, 6:13 PM 120,136 Views 151 Comments

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
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

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

Sep 8th 2020, 4:08 PM 155,822 Views 150 Comments

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
# D Day
# D Day

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

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 10:06 PM 45,188 Views 38 Comments

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

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 102 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

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

Sep 7th 2020, 5:21 PM 112,711 Views 201 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

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

Sep 6th 2020, 5:50 PM 96,691 Views 186 Comments

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
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# Latest Figures

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

Sep 5th 2020, 5:28 PM 182,436 Views 299 Comments

Health officials provided an update this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 4 September, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 98 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: No deaths and 98 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 4th 2020, 5:40 PM 83,978 Views 113 Comments

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?
# Tax Credits
# Tax Credits

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

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 55,545 Views 72 Comments

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
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# Podcast

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

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 27,714 Views 9 Comments

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
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 89 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:04 PM 104,469 Views 144 Comments

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

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

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:08 PM 24,649 Views 27 Comments

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'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 1:57 PM 21,602 Views 62 Comments

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

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 217 new cases confirmed in Ireland in highest daily figure since May
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 217 new cases confirmed in Ireland in highest daily figure since May

Sep 1st 2020, 5:53 PM 196,282 Views 277 Comments

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Monday 31 August, 2020

Coronavirus: Kildare lockdown to be lifted with immediate effect
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# Local Lockdown

Coronavirus: Kildare lockdown to be lifted with immediate effect

Updated Aug 31st 2020, 3:59 PM 96,403 Views 94 Comments

The decision was made at a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 42 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 42 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 30th 2020, 5:16 PM 107,189 Views 185 Comments

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 142 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 142 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 29th 2020, 5:38 PM 136,432 Views 174 Comments

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

Everything you need to know about the current Covid restrictions and when they’re due to be eased
# Where Are We Now
# Where Are We Now

Everything you need to know about the current Covid restrictions and when they’re due to be eased

Aug 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 78,935 Views 55 Comments

Localised restrictions are to remain in place in Kildare until Sunday week.

# covid19-facts - Friday 28 August, 2020

Family should restrict movements while child is waiting on Covid-19 test result - HSE
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# School Reopening

Family should restrict movements while child is waiting on Covid-19 test result - HSE

Aug 28th 2020, 10:01 PM 62,891 Views 49 Comments

The average turnaround time for a Covid-19 test currently is 2-3 days.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 127 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: No deaths and 127 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 28th 2020, 6:05 PM 120,538 Views 168 Comments

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

Debunked: No, children won't be banned from attending school if they don't get the flu vaccine
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Debunked: No, children won't be banned from attending school if they don't get the flu vaccine

Aug 28th 2020, 2:44 PM 16,053 Views 21 Comments

Children aged two to 12 years can get the flu jab for free this year, but it’s not compulsory.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 93 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 93 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 27th 2020, 5:51 PM 114,317 Views 140 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

The Explainer: How could Golfgate impact Irish people’s behaviour?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: How could Golfgate impact Irish people’s behaviour?

Aug 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,025 Views 7 Comments

We speak to Pete Lunn, a behavioural scientist from the ESRI.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 164 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 164 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 26th 2020, 5:55 PM 107,809 Views 145 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Updated guidance on weddings: All guests out of function room by 11.30pm and face coverings when leaving table
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

Updated guidance on weddings: All guests out of function room by 11.30pm and face coverings when leaving table

Aug 26th 2020, 9:12 AM 95,804 Views 76 Comments

Fáilte Ireland updated its advice to the hospitality industry – including for weddings – on Monday evening.

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds

Aug 26th 2020, 6:10 AM 21,069 Views 24 Comments

The findings are based on a nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults in Ireland run in early July.

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue
# Bmj
# Bmj

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

Aug 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,623 Views 34 Comments

That’s according to research published in medical journal the BMJ.

# covid19-facts - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 92 new cases in Ireland
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# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: No deaths and 92 new cases in Ireland

Aug 25th 2020, 6:03 PM 99,063 Views 95 Comments

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

Winter flu vaccine campaign gears up to prevent 'dual outbreaks' of influenza and Covid-19
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

Winter flu vaccine campaign gears up to prevent 'dual outbreaks' of influenza and Covid-19

Aug 25th 2020, 12:03 AM 40,949 Views 68 Comments

For the first time, children aged 2-12 are also entitled to a free flu vaccine.

# covid19-facts - Monday 24 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 147 new cases in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 147 new cases in Ireland

Aug 24th 2020, 5:53 PM 144,691 Views 175 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 61 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 61 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 23rd 2020, 5:37 PM 105,876 Views 231 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk
# Carbon Dioxide
# Carbon Dioxide

Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk

Aug 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 36,700 Views 136 Comments

A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that wearing a mask causes people to breathe in their own carbon dioxide.

# covid19-facts - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 156 new cases in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 156 new cases in Ireland

Aug 22nd 2020, 5:34 PM 167,451 Views 296 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# covid19-facts - Friday 21 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 79 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 79 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 96,720 Views 109 Comments

Of today’s cases, 21 cases have been identified as community transmission.

# covid19-facts - Thursday 20 August, 2020

HSE releases results of first Covid-19 antibody study
# Antibody Testing
# Antibody Testing

HSE releases results of first Covid-19 antibody study

Aug 20th 2020, 7:26 PM 64,325 Views 56 Comments

The HPSC estimates a national prevalence rate of 1.7%.

Coronavirus: One death and 136 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 136 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 20th 2020, 6:50 PM 159,312 Views 198 Comments

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

Explainer: What's the latest advice about Covid-19 symptoms and when should you seek a test?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What's the latest advice about Covid-19 symptoms and when should you seek a test?

Aug 20th 2020, 12:05 AM 55,034 Views 33 Comments

Hrere’s another look at Ireland’s testing system and how it works.

# covid19-facts - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 54 new cases in Ireland
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 54 new cases in Ireland

Aug 19th 2020, 5:53 PM 110,990 Views 188 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

The Explainer: What led to the new Covid-19 restrictions?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What led to the new Covid-19 restrictions?

Aug 19th 2020, 1:12 PM 22,592 Views 65 Comments

This week’s episode sees Professor Philip Nolan, chair of NPHET, talk us through the decision making.