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#Dr Tony Holohan

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 10 December, 2021

Taoiseach ‘concerned but hopeful’ about Covid-19 situation
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach ‘concerned but hopeful’ about Covid-19 situation

Dec 10th 2021, 9:10 PM 27,199 Views 44 Comments

Micheál Martin said this afternoon that he hoped the HSE could deliver 1.5 million booster jabs before the end of the year.

# dr-tony-holohan - Sunday 21 November, 2021

'Only consider using an antigen test if you have no Covid symptoms', Holohan urges
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

'Only consider using an antigen test if you have no Covid symptoms', Holohan urges

Updated Nov 21st 2021, 9:08 AM 82,648 Views 104 Comments

Cabinet is widely expected to sign off on plans to subsidise antigen tests on Tuesday.

# dr-tony-holohan - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools
# New Approach
# New Approach

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools

Sep 26th 2021, 5:45 PM 22,450 Views 31 Comments

Contact tracing is being halted in childcare and primary schools.

# dr-tony-holohan - 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 23,222 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.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'Reasons for optimism' from NPHET as Holohan raises prospect of lifting remaining restrictions
# Reasons To Be Cheerful
# Reasons To Be Cheerful

'Reasons for optimism' from NPHET as Holohan raises prospect of lifting remaining restrictions

Jul 28th 2021, 9:43 PM 58,213 Views 78 Comments

Holohan said that Ireland’s uptake of Covid-19 vaccines was “among the best in the world”.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'Antigen tests are just not as good as PCR': The five main points from today's NPHET briefing
# Nphet Briefing
# Nphet Briefing

'Antigen tests are just not as good as PCR': The five main points from today's NPHET briefing

Jun 17th 2021, 7:30 PM 18,899 Views 41 Comments

‘Don’t travel unless you’re vaccinated’, why there hasn’t been a Delta surge here yet, and ‘buffer, not butter’ were discussed by NPHET members today.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers
# Front Line
# Front Line

Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers

Jun 16th 2021, 6:46 PM 27,614 Views 94 Comments

Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu conferred the Freedom of the City to Dr Tony Holohan at a private ceremony.

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing

Jun 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,775 Views 55 Comments

A meeting of the Oireachtas Transport committee last week heard from numerous experts advocating their use.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

CMO warns Health Minister that the risk of a further spike in Covid-19 cases remains
# Nphet
# Nphet

CMO warns Health Minister that the risk of a further spike in Covid-19 cases remains

Jun 1st 2021, 4:41 PM 11,671 Views 8 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan advised that people who are not yet vaccinated should limit indoor interactions with other unvaccinated people.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 3 May, 2021

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'
# What Comes Next
# What Comes Next

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'

May 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 78,850 Views 114 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan has written an open letter to those who are fully vaccinated, advising them to trust in the protection a Covid vaccine gives them.

# dr-tony-holohan - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 788 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 788 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Feb 14th 2021, 5:50 PM 88,933 Views 139 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Coronavirus: 66 deaths and 1,078 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 66 deaths and 1,078 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 13th 2021, 5:30 PM 112,699 Views 224 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 4 February, 2021

75 deaths and 1,318 new cases: Ireland has recorded over 200,000 Covid-19 infections
# Nphet
# Nphet

75 deaths and 1,318 new cases: Ireland has recorded over 200,000 Covid-19 infections

Feb 4th 2021, 6:11 PM 98,445 Views 166 Comments

The deputy CMO described this as “another significant and unwelcome milestone”.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000

Updated Jan 26th 2021, 6:41 PM 141,595 Views 207 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Dr Holohan says 'no reason' to change his view on possibility of up to 1,000 Covid-19 deaths this month
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Holohan says 'no reason' to change his view on possibility of up to 1,000 Covid-19 deaths this month

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 9:16 PM 58,359 Views 53 Comments

Meanwhile, the latest letter from the Chief Medical Officer said that ‘optimistic’ projections show between 800 and 1,600 cases per day at the end of January.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 15 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 50 deaths and 3,498 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 50 deaths and 3,498 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jan 15th 2021, 5:25 PM 98,963 Views 202 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Sample shows one in four Covid-19 cases in Ireland last week were UK variant, Holohan told government
# CMO LETTER
# CMO LETTER

Sample shows one in four Covid-19 cases in Ireland last week were UK variant, Holohan told government

Jan 7th 2021, 12:18 PM 29,226 Views 48 Comments

The CMO wrote to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly on Tuesday regarding the current Covid-19 situation.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 4 January, 2021

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 7:23 PM 185,800 Views 451 Comments

New figures were revealed by health officials this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 25 December, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan says new Covid variant from UK detected in Ireland as 1,025 new cases confirmed
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Dr Tony Holohan says new Covid variant from UK detected in Ireland as 1,025 new cases confirmed

Dec 25th 2020, 3:24 PM 213,381 Views 210 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET today.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 21 December, 2020

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 727 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 727 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 21st 2020, 5:37 PM 99,366 Views 170 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said the disease trends are “gravely concerning”.

# dr-tony-holohan - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'Don't meet up': Holohan urges people to cut down contacts and avoid crowds
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Don't meet up': Holohan urges people to cut down contacts and avoid crowds

Updated Dec 20th 2020, 1:34 PM 72,013 Views 111 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer urged people to stay at home, not to meet up and to stay away from pubs and restaurants and to avoid crowds.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 16th 2020, 5:57 PM 99,899 Views 214 Comments

NPHET confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccination strategy has been announced - here's everything you need to know
# Grand Plan
# Grand Plan

The Covid-19 vaccination strategy has been announced - here's everything you need to know

Dec 15th 2020, 5:11 PM 110,813 Views 67 Comments

Included within the plan are details on where people will be vaccinated and who’ll be administering the jabs.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 227 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 227 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 9th 2020, 5:48 PM 63,448 Views 72 Comments

There were 8 new admissions to ICU in a 24-hour period – the first time that’s happened since the spring.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel
# ECDC
# ECDC

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel

Dec 7th 2020, 6:58 PM 145,507 Views 76 Comments

The chief medical officer said the advice was still to avoid non-essential air travel this Christmas season.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 7th 2020, 5:51 PM 64,690 Views 56 Comments

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

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 23 November, 2020

No deaths and 252 new cases confirmed as Holohan warns against culture of 'blame' over breaches
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

No deaths and 252 new cases confirmed as Holohan warns against culture of 'blame' over breaches

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:14 PM 114,852 Views 151 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Health officials concerned by infection rate in over-65s
# Nphet
# Nphet

Health officials concerned by infection rate in over-65s

Nov 14th 2020, 10:38 AM 35,237 Views 24 Comments

The rate of infection in nursing homes and among over-65s is a concern despite the overall decrease in new cases.

# dr-tony-holohan - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 10th 2020, 5:46 PM 106,965 Views 143 Comments

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

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 9 November, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 9th 2020, 5:25 PM 96,309 Views 110 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the spread of the coronavirus across the country.

# dr-tony-holohan - Sunday 1 November, 2020

CMO says Ireland is on 'right track' to suppress Covid-19 but 'it's too early to ease our efforts'
# Dr Tony Holohan
# Dr Tony Holohan

CMO says Ireland is on 'right track' to suppress Covid-19 but 'it's too early to ease our efforts'

Nov 1st 2020, 9:51 AM 36,259 Views 114 Comments

A further 416 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland yesterday.

# dr-tony-holohan - Friday 23 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 777 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 777 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 23rd 2020, 5:53 PM 135,899 Views 213 Comments

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

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,066 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,066 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:05 PM 102,514 Views 185 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 21st 2020, 5:48 PM 110,131 Views 179 Comments

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

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 19 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 19th 2020, 5:56 PM 118,126 Views 329 Comments

There are 34 people in ICU, and there have been 20 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,205 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,205 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 15th 2020, 6:08 PM 182,406 Views 375 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - Monday 12 October, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 12th 2020, 6:35 PM 164,345 Views 259 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the situation across the country this evening.

# dr-tony-holohan - 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 200,430 Views 313 Comments

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

# dr-tony-holohan - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Covid-19: Thick-skinned Holohan returns with warning of 'further deterioration' since Sunday's Level 5 advice
# Nphet
# Nphet

Covid-19: Thick-skinned Holohan returns with warning of 'further deterioration' since Sunday's Level 5 advice

Oct 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 92,440 Views 139 Comments

NPHET last night reported five deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland and 611 new cases.

# dr-tony-holohan - Sunday 4 October, 2020

NPHET recommends entire country move to Level 5 restrictions
# Cases Rise
# Cases Rise

NPHET recommends entire country move to Level 5 restrictions

Updated Oct 4th 2020, 9:10 PM 411,029 Views 643 Comments

A NPHET source said that the “projections are very bad” and that there needs to be a “major shift”.

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