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#covid19

# covid19 - Yesterday’s News

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases
# Travel
# Travel

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases

Updated 15 hours ago 37,220 Views 19 Comments

“We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this point,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow

18 hours ago 45,518 Views 95 Comments

The health minister announced the news today.

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes
# High Court
# High Court

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes

18 hours ago 15,842 Views 11 Comments

Most of the applicants had a relative who is recorded as having died from covid19 while in a care home in Ireland.

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations

19 hours ago 7,728 Views 7 Comments

The rules will change at 6pm on Tuesday.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

Mon 11:54 AM 28,132 Views 72 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.

# covid19 - Sunday 25 July, 2021

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci
# Delta Wave
# Delta Wave

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci

Sun 5:17 PM 37,668 Views 74 Comments

Dr Anthony Fauci said recommending that the vaccinated wear masks is ‘under active consideration’.

# covid19 - Friday 23 July, 2021

Officials advise holidays abroad only after vaccination as travel-related cases rise sharply
# Covid19
# Covid19

Officials advise holidays abroad only after vaccination as travel-related cases rise sharply

Fri 10:20 AM 24,350 Views 84 Comments

Public health doctors are reporting an increasing number of cases in people who travelled abroad before full immunity kicked in.

# covid19 - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Almost one third of Covid cases in last two weeks in children under 13
# Covid19
# Covid19

Almost one third of Covid cases in last two weeks in children under 13

Thu 4:12 PM 37,244 Views 82 Comments

Positivity rates in some areas is as high as 25%.

# covid19 - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,378 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,378 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Wed 5:07 PM 81,705 Views 119 Comments

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

'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19
# Study
# Study

'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19

Jul 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 7,777 Views 4 Comments

A new study based Covid-19 orphanhood figures on mortality data from 21 countries accounting for 77% of global Covid-19 deaths.

# covid19 - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 20th 2021, 5:31 PM 67,125 Views 121 Comments

Almost 7,700 cases of Covid-19 have been notified in the last seven days.

10% of people who tested positive for Covid yesterday were vaccinated
# Covid19
# Covid19

10% of people who tested positive for Covid yesterday were vaccinated

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 2:45 PM 109,301 Views 141 Comments

Health officials have warned that a fourth wave will break through the protection offered by vaccines.

Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates
# Stalling
# Stalling

Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates

Jul 20th 2021, 12:53 PM 24,475 Views 18 Comments

Just 56% of the 18-29 age group have come forward for a jab.

# covid19 - Monday 19 July, 2021

'We're on our way to Bordeaux': Thousands pass through Irish airports as restrictions are lifted
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

'We're on our way to Bordeaux': Thousands pass through Irish airports as restrictions are lifted

Jul 19th 2021, 8:21 PM 40,834 Views 21 Comments

Ireland has implemented the EU Covid Certificate, allowing people who are fully vaccinated to travel freely.

# covid19 - Saturday 17 July, 2021

What exactly is happening with Delta in the UK - and what can Ireland learn from it?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

What exactly is happening with Delta in the UK - and what can Ireland learn from it?

Jul 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 40,135 Views 35 Comments

Scientists advising the UK government expect the third wave of infection to peak in mid-August.

# covid19 - Friday 16 July, 2021

Canada set to reopen to all vaccinated visitors in September
# Travel
# Travel

Canada set to reopen to all vaccinated visitors in September

Jul 16th 2021, 6:59 AM 13,268 Views 9 Comments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is set to reopen to vaccinated Americans next month.

# covid19 - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Covid vaccine portal will open for people aged 25-29 tomorrow
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Covid vaccine portal will open for people aged 25-29 tomorrow

Jul 15th 2021, 9:46 AM 45,651 Views 52 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

French police fire tear gas as thousands protest against Covid vaccine rules
# Health Pass
# Health Pass

French police fire tear gas as thousands protest against Covid vaccine rules

Jul 15th 2021, 7:38 AM 24,476 Views 138 Comments

Demonstrators also gathered in Dublin to protest against the use of vaccine passes.

# covid19 - Monday 12 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 600 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 600 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 12th 2021, 5:50 PM 70,809 Views 110 Comments

The latest stats were announced by the Department of Health today.

# covid19 - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 576 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 576 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 11th 2021, 3:00 PM 60,784 Views 120 Comments

58 patients are in hospital, including 16 in ICU.

# covid19 - Saturday 10 July, 2021

EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen
# Target
# Target

EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen

Jul 10th 2021, 2:26 PM 14,302 Views 25 Comments

The European Commission President said “the EU has kept its word.”

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week

Jul 10th 2021, 12:33 PM 22,510 Views 76 Comments

Over 70% of adults have had at least one dose.

# covid19 - Friday 9 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 9th 2021, 5:33 PM 82,470 Views 166 Comments

50 patients are in hospital, including 15 in ICU.

# covid19 - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Govt to issue 1.9 million digital certs Monday but they won't be compulsory for travel, says Minister
# EU Covid Pass
# EU Covid Pass

Govt to issue 1.9 million digital certs Monday but they won't be compulsory for travel, says Minister

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 6:22 PM 55,874 Views 46 Comments

Minister of State Ossian Smyth said the Covid pass would speed things up at the airport.

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks
# HSE Briefing
# HSE Briefing

Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 4:30 PM 77,868 Views 126 Comments

Some 4.5 million vaccine doses have been administered to date, and over two million people are fully vaccinated.

# covid19 - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 581 new cases confirmed in Ireland, highest count in two months
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 581 new cases confirmed in Ireland, highest count in two months

Updated Jul 7th 2021, 6:58 PM 81,952 Views 183 Comments

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

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'

Jul 7th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,776 Views 31 Comments

Dr Ryan also spoke of how inequality has led to poorer outcomes for marginalised groups during the pandemic.

# covid19 - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 9:53 AM 48,961 Views 45 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

Festivals, football and foreign travel: how successful have large-scale test events been in Europe?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Festivals, football and foreign travel: how successful have large-scale test events been in Europe?

Jul 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 15,432 Views 12 Comments
  • Several pilot events across Europe have had encouraging results, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • But the WHO is concerned in particular about how Euro 2020 socialising will impact on transmission.

# covid19 - Monday 5 July, 2021

Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level
# Donegal
# Donegal

Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level

Jul 5th 2021, 3:29 PM 49,849 Views 32 Comments

The Donegal town of Buncrana has the highest rate of infection in the country.

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19

Jul 5th 2021, 7:19 AM 33,343 Views 89 Comments

Boris Johnson will lead a Downing Street press conference updating his plans for ‘freedom day’ on 19 July.

# covid19 - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Ireland's Covid-19 death toll reaches 5,000 as health officials confirm 448 new cases
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Ireland's Covid-19 death toll reaches 5,000 as health officials confirm 448 new cases

Jul 1st 2021, 4:49 PM 88,370 Views 205 Comments

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

# covid19 - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant

Jun 30th 2021, 6:16 PM 14,238 Views 7 Comments

Micheál Martin said the HSE issued “very, very clear guidance” to maternity units on the restrictions.

De Gascun: Delta variant will 'almost certainly' be dominant in Ireland by mid-July
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

De Gascun: Delta variant will 'almost certainly' be dominant in Ireland by mid-July

Jun 30th 2021, 9:33 AM 54,026 Views 128 Comments

The NPHET member says the variant is “at least twice as transmissible as the virus we experienced last summer.”

# covid19 - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 351 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 351 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 29th 2021, 5:16 PM 50,097 Views 138 Comments

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

# covid19 - Monday 28 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 305 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 305 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 28th 2021, 5:03 PM 53,721 Views 137 Comments

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

# covid19 - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 20th 2021, 1:11 PM 59,812 Views 82 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

Updated Jun 20th 2021, 11:30 AM 55,981 Views 39 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns
# Covid19
# Covid19

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns

Jun 20th 2021, 10:04 AM 30,058 Views 27 Comments

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland rook effect on Tuesday.

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

Jun 20th 2021, 8:19 AM 23,148 Views 30 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

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