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#Dr Tony Holohan

# dr-tony-holohan - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the pandemic in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Consumer Association of Ireland calls for 'small compensation fund' for holidaymakers who choose not to fly

People who booked flights in July could be left out of pocket if they cancel.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 22 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Pubs, churches and cafes: Looking ahead to what to expect in Phase Three

As Ireland continues to re-open, the exact nature of Phase Three and Phase Four is being planned.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Explainer: What exactly is the latest advice on face masks and why you should wear them?

Dr Tony Holohan has said “we need to do better” in terms of the general public wearing face masks as recommended.

Poll: Have you been wearing a mask when shopping or on public transport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been wearing a mask when shopping or on public transport?

There has been little evidence of widespread mask-wearing among members of the public.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 5 June, 2020

Visits to nursing homes return on 15 June - but with stringent checks for visitors

The lifting of the ban on nursing home visits was announced today.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Three-month immunity advice for healthcare staff not to be extended to general population

Healthcare staff have been told they can act as if they are immune from Covid-19 for three months after recovering.

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 47 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

# dr-tony-holohan - Sunday 31 May, 2020

'It wouldn't be a failure': Why there may be more clusters as Ireland re-opens and the plan to manage them

Dr Tony Holohan said this week we’re “better placed” now to deal with an outbreak or cluster now than we may have been in February.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 46 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the outbreak in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 73 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Chief Medical Officer briefed Cabinet ministers earlier today.

Nursing homes timeline: Early predictions of problems with PPE, hospital discharges and poaching of staff in letters

Hundreds of pages of correspondence between Nursing Homes Ireland and the Department of Health were released yesterday.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Officials looking at 'creative' ways they could allow nursing home visits again

Dr Holohan said health officials are ‘very sensitive’ to the issue and aware of the impact on the mental health of residents.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 37 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 25 May, 2020

Clusters more likely as Ireland begins to re-open but it wouldn't 'necessarily mean things are not working'

Dr Tony Holohan said it’ll be up to health authorities to interpret data and explain it the public if cases begin to rise again.

'A significant milestone': There are no new confirmed deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland today

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures in its daily update.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 76 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health provided the last figures at tonight’s briefing.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 11 deaths and 64 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures at a press conference this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 51 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the outbreak in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 18 May, 2020

UK adds loss of sense of taste or smell to Covid-19 symptoms, Holohan says it will be 'considered' here

People in the UK are now being advised to self isolate if they lose their normal sense of smell or taste.

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on Ireland’s first day in Phase One.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 15 May, 2020

Cases of seven children investigated for inflammatory disease linked to Covid-19

Cases of the Kawasaki-like syndrome have been observed in children in the UK, US and Italy.

Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores

The use of face coverings will not be made a legal requirement.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'Unacceptable': Over 200 Covid-19 cases dating back to March only reported by hospital today

Notification of infectious diseases is required by legislation.

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 426 new cases confirmed in Ireland

NPHET met today to finalise its advice to government on easing restrictions from next Monday.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions

The team usually meets on a Friday but the CMO said the government will have a number of considerations to discuss.

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 159 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have given an update this evening on the outbreak in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 8 May, 2020

Tony Holohan: We know that visitors did not bring the virus into nursing homes

The chief medical officer said that it was always a risk that healthcare staff could spread the virus.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Holohan concerned over infection numbers in community 'particularly younger people'

Holohan said he is ‘hopeful’ restrictions can be eased from 18 May, but as things stand ‘we still aren’t at that point’.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 1 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed

The Department of Health has provided an update on the outbreak in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

'I don't anticipate advice will change': Holohan says it's unlikely ease of restrictions will be announced this Friday

The chief medical officer told reporters this evening that NPHET’s advice to the government is unlikely to change.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 27 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 386 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed at a briefing of the Department of Health this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 24 April, 2020

Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again

The focus now is on residential facilities such as nursing homes.

Predictable, not inevitable? How Covid-19 spread through Irish nursing homes

Questions remain about how the coronavirus spread so easily through nursing homes.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 936 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials are giving an update this evening on the outbreak in Ireland.

'Surprisingly old-fashioned': Union says government childcare offer 'does nothing' for vast majority of nurses

The INMO pointed out that many of its members are lone parents or have partners who are also working on the frontline.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 49 deaths and 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have given an update this evening on the spread of the virus in Ireland.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone

Private nursing homes have reported they are struggling to get on-site visits from GPs.

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