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# nphet - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 1,546 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 1,546 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 29th 2020, 6:15 PM 180,505 Views 379 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# nphet - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 744 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 744 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 27th 2020, 5:31 PM 130,647 Views 173 Comments

There have been 50 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

# nphet - 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 212,975 Views 210 Comments

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

# nphet - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Government 'very unlikely' to shut non-essential retail from 26 December in spite of fresh NPHET advice
# Covid19
# Covid19

Government 'very unlikely' to shut non-essential retail from 26 December in spite of fresh NPHET advice

Dec 24th 2020, 9:00 AM 53,589 Views 127 Comments

Professor Philip Nolan has said he is not confidence the current set of restrictions will being transmission levels under control.

# nphet - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Coronavirus: 938 new cases as Ireland's situation now 'most serious since March'
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: 938 new cases as Ireland's situation now 'most serious since March'

Updated Dec 23rd 2020, 7:25 PM 134,820 Views 188 Comments

Thirteen deaths were also confirmed by NPHET.

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
# New Strain
# New Strain

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:41 AM 60,227 Views 62 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.

# nphet - Friday 18 December, 2020

Opinion: I'm gutted, but I have decided not to fly home for Christmas
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: I'm gutted, but I have decided not to fly home for Christmas

Dec 18th 2020, 11:29 AM 56,031 Views 41 Comments

Journalist Brian Whelan had planned to fly home from the UK this Christmas to see loved ones but has made the difficult decision not to travel.

With restrictions easing ahead of Christmas, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# COVID19 DATA
# COVID19 DATA

With restrictions easing ahead of Christmas, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 10:00 AM 55,595 Views 39 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has increased by more than 10% since last Thursday.

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'
# Warning
# Warning

Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'

Dec 18th 2020, 9:20 AM 39,127 Views 99 Comments

The CMO has written to the government recommending new restrictions after Christmas.

# nphet - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'
# NPHET Advice
# NPHET Advice

Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:26 PM 131,820 Views 103 Comments

A new lockdown in January had been suggested, but the government is warning that the restrictions may come sooner than expected.

Covid-19: NPHET and Stormont to hold meetings today as Ireland faces 'delicate and precarious' situation
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# Coronavirus

Covid-19: NPHET and Stormont to hold meetings today as Ireland faces 'delicate and precarious' situation

Dec 17th 2020, 8:40 AM 43,616 Views 80 Comments

NPHET is set to review the ongoing epidemiological situation across Ireland.

# nphet - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

No plan for vaccine certificates to be used to restrict what people can access or do
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No plan for vaccine certificates to be used to restrict what people can access or do

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 4:29 PM 17,913 Views 58 Comments

Hiqa’s advice to NPHET comes after the government outlined its national vaccination strategy yesterday.

# nphet - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: One death and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 13th 2020, 5:20 PM 109,948 Views 169 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team announced the figures this evening.

# nphet - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 248 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 248 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 12th 2020, 5:22 PM 62,602 Views 51 Comments

The figures were released in a statement this evening.

# nphet - Friday 11 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 11th 2020, 5:41 PM 70,718 Views 70 Comments

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

# nphet - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Those planning visits with vulnerable relatives shouldn't rely on Covid tests for protection, NPHET warns
# Christmas Visits
# Christmas Visits

Those planning visits with vulnerable relatives shouldn't rely on Covid tests for protection, NPHET warns

Dec 10th 2020, 8:39 PM 16,286 Views 20 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan asked people to consider restricting their movements now to ensure the safest possible interaction” with family.

# nphet - 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 63,418 Views 72 Comments

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

# nphet - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 215 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One death and 215 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 8th 2020, 5:42 PM 60,041 Views 68 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# nphet - Monday 7 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 7th 2020, 6:58 PM 145,243 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 64,665 Views 56 Comments

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

# nphet - Sunday 6 December, 2020

NPHET dismissed proposal for six-month restriction limiting number of social contacts to six
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# Counting On Friends

NPHET dismissed proposal for six-month restriction limiting number of social contacts to six

Dec 6th 2020, 5:25 PM 44,554 Views 21 Comments

The proposed plan would have allowed young adults living at home to have a group of six contacts separate from their parents.

# nphet - Friday 4 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 265 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 265 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 4th 2020, 6:05 PM 65,865 Views 92 Comments

The latest figures were announced by health officials this evening.

'No evidence' to support removal of any groups from category at highest risk of severe Covid-19
# High Risk
# High Risk

'No evidence' to support removal of any groups from category at highest risk of severe Covid-19

Dec 4th 2020, 2:21 PM 12,561 Views 3 Comments

A HIQA report has advised public health officials that the evidence for including over 70s in the highest risk category for Covid-19 is strong.

As Ireland reopens, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# Level 3
# Level 3

As Ireland reopens, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Dec 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 31,748 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has dropped by 27% in the past 14 days.

# nphet - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 270 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:49 PM 59,065 Views 68 Comments

231 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU.

# nphet - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dec 1st 2020, 6:13 PM 87,879 Views 113 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

# nphet - Monday 30 November, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn: 'Just because you can do things from tomorrow doesn't mean that you should'
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# LEVEL3

Dr Ronan Glynn: 'Just because you can do things from tomorrow doesn't mean that you should'

Nov 30th 2020, 8:10 PM 48,289 Views 53 Comments

Dr Glynn warned that family gatherings at Christmas on top of socialising in the lead-up will pose “significant” challenges in terms of Covid-19 case numbers.

# nphet - Friday 27 November, 2020

NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed
# Level 5 To 3
# Level 5 To 3

NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed

Nov 27th 2020, 8:43 PM 26,304 Views 63 Comments

It said that “the disease trajectory could once again turn quite quickly” in Ireland.

# nphet - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Mike Ryan says there's a 'genuine desire to offer people the hope of Christmas' but risks remain
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Mike Ryan says there's a 'genuine desire to offer people the hope of Christmas' but risks remain

Nov 26th 2020, 1:15 PM 17,256 Views 24 Comments

Dr Ryan said he doesn’t “envy” the Irish government and there are “no easy answers”.

# nphet - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Government considering advising people against travel to Northern Ireland, says Tánaiste
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Government considering advising people against travel to Northern Ireland, says Tánaiste

Updated Nov 25th 2020, 9:10 PM 135,970 Views 123 Comments
  • NPHET is expected to make recommendations to government after its meeting today.
  • The Taoiseach is set to make an address to the nation on Friday.
Coronavirus: Six deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 25th 2020, 6:20 PM 78,723 Views 157 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'
# Reopening
# Reopening

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'

Nov 25th 2020, 12:38 PM 37,764 Views 93 Comments

It is reported the government is looking at plans that would only allow pubs with a kitchen and a chef onsite to open.

# nphet - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 226 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 226 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 24th 2020, 5:51 PM 83,875 Views 141 Comments

As of 2pm today, 292 Covid-19 patients were hospitalised, of which 36 were in ICU.

# nphet - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy
# Lifting Level 5
# Lifting Level 5

'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 44,015 Views 54 Comments

Pressure has also been mounting on Micheál Martin to set out that the country will not return to another lockdown after Christmas.

The Explainer: Professor Philip Nolan on what the numbers are telling us about Covid-19 right now
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# Podcast

The Explainer: Professor Philip Nolan on what the numbers are telling us about Covid-19 right now

Nov 19th 2020, 9:19 AM 29,838 Views 57 Comments

We speak to the NPHET member and chair of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group.

# nphet - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Decision on what restrictions will be in place in December to be made next week by Cabinet
# Level 5
# Level 5

Decision on what restrictions will be in place in December to be made next week by Cabinet

Nov 17th 2020, 7:23 PM 42,618 Views 57 Comments

Level 5 restrictions are due to end on 1 December.

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister
# Attendance Numbers
# Attendance Numbers

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister

Nov 17th 2020, 4:45 PM 12,587 Views 5 Comments

An arts task force says the Living with Covid plan requires an urgent review.

Covid-19: NPHET members called for more enforcement of Level 3 measures before proposed move to Level 5
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# Coronavirus

Covid-19: NPHET members called for more enforcement of Level 3 measures before proposed move to Level 5

Nov 17th 2020, 4:19 PM 33,330 Views 49 Comments

The suggestion was made at a meeting of the public health team last month.

# nphet - Monday 16 November, 2020

Limerick boss slams rules over players but GAA not likely to change from matchday regulation
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From The42
# Watching On

Limerick boss slams rules over players but GAA not likely to change from matchday regulation

Nov 16th 2020, 5:31 PM 6,604 Views 11 Comments

John Kiely hit out at the current restrictions over panel members attending games after yesterday’s Munster final.

# nphet - Saturday 14 November, 2020

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

Health officials concerned by infection rate in over-65s

Nov 14th 2020, 10:38 AM 35,214 Views 24 Comments

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