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# national-public-health-emergency-team - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

New clusters in meat plants, direct provision centres and among Traveller community

There is also concern about a shift in the location of cases away from the greater Dublin region.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Today’s case numbers come on the back of 38 cases being confirmed yesterday and 85 on Thursday.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons

Dr Ronan Glynn has been appointed Acting Chief Medical Officer.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Friday 19 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 13 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were published by health officials this evening.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Monday 15 June, 2020

Government launches campaign to encourage use of face coverings

Health Minister Simon Harris said people will need to get into the habit of bringing a face covering out with them like they do with their phone or keys.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'It's actually a serious issue': Government to consider next week when hairdressers could re-open

Minister Harris said he recognises the importance of this question for business owners and for the wellbeing of members of the public.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Friday 15 May, 2020

'Some took it seriously, some didn't': Covid-19 cases in meat plants labelled 'gravely serious'

The Dáil heard yesterday that up to 600 cases had been confirmed in meat plants.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Thursday 14 May, 2020

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.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - 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.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

24 more deaths confirmed here, and Wuhan to test entire population: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here are the coronavirus stories hitting the headlines today.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Friday 8 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 27 deaths and 156 new cases in Ireland confirmed

The figures were announced at a briefing by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Covid-19 testing: How has Ireland performed and what level do tests need to be at for restrictions to be lifted?

The Government has said that testing is key to gradually return to normal.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Monday 27 April, 2020

'It's down to the wire': Decision on whether Covid-19 restrictions will be eased on 5 May not made yet

The Chief Medical Officer has expressed concern that rates of improvement on key indicators of the disease have slowed.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Friday 24 April, 2020

The Explainer: How well is the State informing the public about the coronavirus crisis?

Thtat’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'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.

# national-public-health-emergency-team - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Covid-19: Dublin secondary school to close for two weeks after pupil confirmed as first case in Rep of Ireland

Officials attended a media briefing this evening.

Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief

Niall Gibbons said that coronavirus was a major threat to Irish tourism.