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#covid19

# covid19 - Monday 25 October, 2021

Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE

Oct 25th 2021, 10:17 AM 37,058 Views 112 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion said an information campaign will run over the next 10 days to encourage people to take up a vaccine.

# covid19 - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 2,029 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 2,029 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Oct 21st 2021, 5:29 PM 38,958 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

One thousand people are registering for the Covid-19 vaccine daily, says HSE
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

One thousand people are registering for the Covid-19 vaccine daily, says HSE

Oct 21st 2021, 4:30 PM 18,388 Views 86 Comments

Current ICU figures show that 52% of patients are not vaccinated.

# covid19 - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

'The pandemic is growing': Professor Nolan on why we're seeing high and growing Covid-19 incidence
# Covid19
# Covid19

'The pandemic is growing': Professor Nolan on why we're seeing high and growing Covid-19 incidence

Oct 20th 2021, 6:45 PM 74,506 Views 147 Comments

More than 15,000 tests per day are going through public health labs.

From snake oil to government policy - the long and winding antigen test debate
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

From snake oil to government policy - the long and winding antigen test debate

Oct 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,007 Views 8 Comments

The Government announced yesterday that it is to increase the use of antigen tests.

# covid19 - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

At a glance: What are the new reopening plans?
# Covid19
# Covid19

At a glance: What are the new reopening plans?

Oct 19th 2021, 4:06 PM 71,403 Views 66 Comments

Rising Covid case numbers and hospitalisations saw the government take a more cautious approach to the loosening of restrictions.

CMO endorses NIAC recommendation for vaccine boosters for over 60s
# Booster Jabs
# Booster Jabs

CMO endorses NIAC recommendation for vaccine boosters for over 60s

Updated Oct 19th 2021, 1:44 PM 30,626 Views 71 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said he will work with the HSE to implement the recommendations as soon as possible.

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday
Live Oct 19th 2021, 1:00 PM

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday

# covid19 - Monday 18 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Oct 18th 2021, 5:18 PM 55,630 Views 137 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'
# 22 October
# 22 October

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'

Updated Oct 18th 2021, 9:43 AM 58,354 Views 184 Comments
  • NPHET is due to meet at 2pm before delivering its advice to the Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee.
  • Almost all remaining Covid-19 restrictions are due to be lifted on Friday.
  • But a recent rise in cases numbers and hospitlisations has thrown the plan into doubt.

# covid19 - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

Oct 17th 2021, 1:19 PM 29,692 Views 41 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

# covid19 - Friday 15 October, 2021

Covid-19: What's behind the increase in cases and how could it impact re-opening plans?
# The Data
# The Data

Covid-19: What's behind the increase in cases and how could it impact re-opening plans?

Oct 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 62,547 Views 74 Comments
  • Ireland can't seem to get its cases down, and now they're rising.
  • Cónal Thomas takes a closer look at the case numbers, testing rates, and how people's behaviour is impacting on the spread of the virus.

# covid19 - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

NPHET says unvaccinated having 'disproportionate impact' as 2,066 new Covid-19 cases confirmed
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

NPHET says unvaccinated having 'disproportionate impact' as 2,066 new Covid-19 cases confirmed

Oct 13th 2021, 5:02 PM 66,781 Views 97 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19 - Monday 11 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,358 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,358 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 11th 2021, 5:29 PM 33,554 Views 53 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

New Zealand health workers and teachers told 'no jab, no job'
# Covid19
# Covid19

New Zealand health workers and teachers told 'no jab, no job'

Oct 11th 2021, 7:49 AM 23,885 Views 119 Comments

Secondary schools will also be required to keep a register to show the vaccination status of students.

# covid19 - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,384 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,384 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 10th 2021, 1:00 PM 35,138 Views 8 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# covid19 - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,940 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,940 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 9th 2021, 12:57 PM 68,272 Views 74 Comments

352 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, including 74 in ICU.

# covid19 - Friday 8 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 2,002 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 2,002 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 8th 2021, 6:04 PM 76,761 Views 94 Comments

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

# covid19 - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,207 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,207 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 7th 2021, 4:35 PM 26,835 Views 32 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# covid19 - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,051 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,051 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 3rd 2021, 1:57 PM 33,697 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

New Zealand tightens travel rules as Covid-19 spreads
# Covid19
# Covid19

New Zealand tightens travel rules as Covid-19 spreads

Oct 3rd 2021, 10:24 AM 47,880 Views 43 Comments

The national flag carrier Air New Zealand also announced it was introducing a “no jab, no fly” policy.

# covid19 - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,586 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,586 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 2nd 2021, 1:07 PM 41,282 Views 22 Comments

298 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 56 in ICU.

# covid19 - Friday 1 October, 2021

Australia to ease 18-month-old border closure 'within weeks'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Australia to ease 18-month-old border closure 'within weeks'

Oct 1st 2021, 7:20 AM 17,941 Views 4 Comments

Scott Morrison said vaccinated Australians would be able to return home and travel overseas “within weeks”.

NPHET's Covid-19 briefings set to end for good as team moves to 'surveillance mode'
# The End
# The End

NPHET's Covid-19 briefings set to end for good as team moves to 'surveillance mode'

Oct 1st 2021, 12:01 AM 22,806 Views 29 Comments
  • Health officials are due to revert to their original duties later this month, writes Cónal Thomas.
  • Members of NPHET have not held a public briefing since 24 August.

# covid19 - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,355 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid Figures
# Covid Figures

Coronavirus: 1,355 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 23rd 2021, 5:20 PM 33,058 Views 52 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

# covid19 - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be
# Vaccine Centres
# Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be

Sep 22nd 2021, 11:26 AM 11,297 Views 9 Comments

It’s part of a ‘vaccination week’ initiative which aims to maximise uptake.

# covid19 - Monday 20 September, 2021

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 7:40 PM 15,412 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.

# covid19 - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 19th 2021, 1:33 PM 41,378 Views 25 Comments

278 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 63 in ICU.

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office
# Phased Reopening
# Phased Reopening

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office

Sep 19th 2021, 1:07 PM 30,671 Views 46 Comments

Many businesses are also set to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,444 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

# covid19 - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 18th 2021, 1:40 PM 41,831 Views 38 Comments

261 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 66 in ICU.

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?

Sep 18th 2021, 9:30 AM 26,058 Views 0 Comments

Health authorities across the world have warned of potentially serious side effects associated with improper use.

# covid19 - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,413 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,413 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Sep 16th 2021, 6:20 PM 35,096 Views 38 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

# covid19 - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Health officials expect self-isolation criteria for children could be changed 'in the near term'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Health officials expect self-isolation criteria for children could be changed 'in the near term'

Sep 15th 2021, 11:42 AM 23,246 Views 16 Comments
  • The CMO said he believes Ireland is on track to lift the majority of restrictions on 22 October.
  • He said officials have not seen anything emerging globally to concern them in relation to new variants.

# covid19 - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements

Sep 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,024 Views 59 Comments
  • 39% of people had disagreements with friends or family about how to behave during the pandemic, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Almost half of those aged 35-44 said they had disagreements with a family member or friend about Covid vaccines.

# covid19 - Thursday 9 September, 2021

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid
# The Rotunda
# The Rotunda

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid

Sep 9th 2021, 1:50 PM 26,096 Views 14 Comments

Critics of the series have questioned why a TV crew was given access when severe restrictions were in place for partners.

# covid19 - Monday 6 September, 2021

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout

Sep 6th 2021, 5:02 PM 9,281 Views 0 Comments

There were calls for clarity at the weekend as some pregnant women tried to get their jab at a walk-in clinic or register through the HSE helpline.

Most of New Zealand to emerge from lockdown on Tuesday
# Covid19
# Covid19

Most of New Zealand to emerge from lockdown on Tuesday

Sep 6th 2021, 8:39 AM 17,226 Views 18 Comments

Auckland will remain under special measures.

'People are dying to dance': Entertainment industry gears up as restrictions on live music ease
# Let's Dance
# Let's Dance

'People are dying to dance': Entertainment industry gears up as restrictions on live music ease

Sep 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 20,108 Views 16 Comments
  • Those working in the sector have already seen an increase in demand since the government announcement, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The industry has said the PUP should continue to be available for workers in the industry until they can return to full employment.

# covid19 - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

UK's surging Covid rates provided 'sobering' lesson as Cabinet agreed 'new phase'
# Covid19
# Covid19

UK's surging Covid rates provided 'sobering' lesson as Cabinet agreed 'new phase'

Sep 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 44,978 Views 28 Comments
  • Ministers have been closely watching rising case numbers after restrictions were eased in the UK, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The government has warned that while most restrictions will be lifted, Ireland will have to live with Covid for some time.