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# michael-mcbride - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland
# Indian Variant
# Indian Variant

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland

May 6th 2021, 4:39 PM 18,395 Views 38 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride said that the cases are not unexpected.

# michael-mcbride - Monday 15 March, 2021

Northern Ireland's Chief Medical Officer receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
# Vaccinated
# Vaccinated

Northern Ireland's Chief Medical Officer receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Mar 15th 2021, 1:19 PM 9,416 Views 12 Comments

AstraZeneca remains in use in the North as other countries put it on pause.

# michael-mcbride - Friday 15 January, 2021

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning
# Joint Letter
# Joint Letter

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning

Jan 15th 2021, 2:10 PM 118,585 Views 63 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan and Dr Michael McBride said there is an “unsustainably high level of Covid-19 infection” across Ireland.

# michael-mcbride - Monday 12 October, 2020

877 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Rising Numbers
# Rising Numbers

877 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 12th 2020, 2:01 PM 28,872 Views 19 Comments

The NI Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

DUP MP questions the need amid reports NI's chief medical officer has recommended a six-week lockdown
# Rising Cases
# Rising Cases

DUP MP questions the need amid reports NI's chief medical officer has recommended a six-week lockdown

Oct 12th 2020, 11:16 AM 33,370 Views 27 Comments

The number of new cases in Northern Ireland has risen significantly in recent weeks.

# michael-mcbride - Friday 25 September, 2020

How the new restrictions in Donegal are highlighting the lack of cross-border co-operation on Covid-19
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

How the new restrictions in Donegal are highlighting the lack of cross-border co-operation on Covid-19

Sep 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 25,526 Views 7 Comments

The Level 3 restrictions in Donegal highlight the lack of on-the-ground co-operation along the border.

CMOs make joint appeal to stop 'all but necessary' cross-border travel
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

CMOs make joint appeal to stop 'all but necessary' cross-border travel

Sep 25th 2020, 2:32 PM 18,511 Views 18 Comments

Ronan Glynn and Michael McBride also made a specific appeal to young people to reduce social contacts.

# michael-mcbride - Thursday 20 August, 2020

As cases increase ahead of school return, Northern Ireland introduces limits on house visits and gatherings
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

As cases increase ahead of school return, Northern Ireland introduces limits on house visits and gatherings

Aug 20th 2020, 5:42 PM 28,243 Views 7 Comments

Dr Michael McBride said the R number is currently at 1.3 and that the return of schools will put “upward pressure” on that number.