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# nphet - Friday 4 September, 2020

Minister to meet with sports bodies to discuss Covid-19 restrictions
# Sport
# Sport

Minister to meet with sports bodies to discuss Covid-19 restrictions

Sep 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,191 Views 23 Comments

Catherine Martin will meet with representatives from the GAA, FAI and the IRFU today.

# nphet - Thursday 3 September, 2020

People warned to be 'exceptionally careful' in interactions amid increase in Covid-19 cases among older people
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# Nphet

People warned to be 'exceptionally careful' in interactions amid increase in Covid-19 cases among older people

Sep 3rd 2020, 7:42 AM 56,664 Views 63 Comments

The majority of coronavirus cases in August were among young people, but there has been an increase in cases among older people recently.

# nphet - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 89 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 89 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:04 PM 104,488 Views 144 Comments

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'
# Vintner Is Coming
# Vintner Is Coming

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 101,693 Views 91 Comments

Ireland is the only country in the whole of Europe where pubs remain closed.

# nphet - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

People 'will have to go to pubs in small groups' if and when they reopen, NPHET warns
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

People 'will have to go to pubs in small groups' if and when they reopen, NPHET warns

Sep 1st 2020, 9:16 AM 67,006 Views 127 Comments

Professor Philip Nolan warned that restrictions on indoor gathering will “likely be with us for some time”.

# nphet - Monday 31 August, 2020

Parents urged not to 'dose' children who show Covid-19 symptoms with painkillers and to keep them at home
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Parents urged not to 'dose' children who show Covid-19 symptoms with painkillers and to keep them at home

Aug 31st 2020, 9:55 PM 45,470 Views 16 Comments

Many schools are reopening their doors to staff and students this week.

Coronavirus: Kildare lockdown to be lifted with immediate effect
# Local Lockdown
# Local Lockdown

Coronavirus: Kildare lockdown to be lifted with immediate effect

Updated Aug 31st 2020, 3:59 PM 96,438 Views 94 Comments

The decision was made at a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

# nphet - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Campaign group to seek NPHET's 'specific concerns' about live events in meeting with Health Minister
# Mixed Messaging
# Mixed Messaging

Campaign group to seek NPHET's 'specific concerns' about live events in meeting with Health Minister

Aug 30th 2020, 8:15 AM 35,261 Views 34 Comments

Confusion arose earlier this month following conflicting messages on numbers permitted at cultural events.

# nphet - Friday 28 August, 2020

Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says
# Prohibition
# Prohibition

Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 1:32 PM 207,365 Views 265 Comments

CEO Padraig Cribben said restrictions on the sale of alcohol from off licences and supermarkets should be considered.

# nphet - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'We can't have some kind of national party': Public urged to be cautious about socialising in weeks ahead
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We can't have some kind of national party': Public urged to be cautious about socialising in weeks ahead

Aug 27th 2020, 10:34 PM 49,262 Views 65 Comments

252 outbreaks of the virus in the last two weeks are down to gatherings in houses.

Lockdown restrictions to remain in Kildare as Nphet dashes hopes of early release
# Too Soon
# Too Soon

Lockdown restrictions to remain in Kildare as Nphet dashes hopes of early release

Aug 27th 2020, 7:13 PM 59,658 Views 55 Comments

The current advice is that they should remain in place until Sunday week.

# nphet - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Focus until Christmas is on reopening society, protecting jobs and the most vulnerable, says minister
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Focus until Christmas is on reopening society, protecting jobs and the most vulnerable, says minister

Aug 26th 2020, 6:22 PM 34,160 Views 48 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has asked NPHET whether the Kildare lockdown can be lifted early.

# nphet - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Opinion: Clifden opened wounds, but we must resist the urge to lock down Irish life entirely
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Opinion: Clifden opened wounds, but we must resist the urge to lock down Irish life entirely

Aug 25th 2020, 7:52 AM 38,454 Views 39 Comments

Consultant Geriatrician, Professor Rónán Collins says it’s more important to ‘add life to years’ than ‘add years to life’ and that Irish life must go on, despite Covid-19.

# nphet - Sunday 23 August, 2020

GAA 'not looking for conflict' in public statement to Ronan Glynn and NPHET, says president
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# Request

GAA 'not looking for conflict' in public statement to Ronan Glynn and NPHET, says president

Aug 23rd 2020, 3:42 PM 33,248 Views 44 Comments

The GAA this week asked public health experts to present the data behind a recommendation to play all games behind closed doors.

# nphet - Friday 21 August, 2020

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly
# Covid19
# Covid19

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly

Aug 21st 2020, 5:10 PM 68,876 Views 94 Comments

Over the last 14 days 455 cases had been reported in Kildare, 81 in Offaly and 41 in Laois.

Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare
# LOKdown
# LOKdown

Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare

Aug 21st 2020, 8:47 AM 34,367 Views 64 Comments

A decision on whether to extend the regional lockdown is expected to be made by the government later today.

# nphet - Thursday 20 August, 2020

NPHET to recommend nursing home residents should have no more than 4 nominated visitors
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

NPHET to recommend nursing home residents should have no more than 4 nominated visitors

Aug 20th 2020, 8:36 PM 18,665 Views 41 Comments

NPHET discussed the issue of visitation in nursing homes and residential care facilities at its meeting today.

NPHET to meet today to discuss restrictions in Kildare, Laois and Offaly
# Regional Restrictions
# Regional Restrictions

NPHET to meet today to discuss restrictions in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Aug 20th 2020, 7:32 AM 30,264 Views 34 Comments

The measures announced by government for these counties are due to expire this weekend.

# nphet - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Philip Nolan says GAA response to latest Covid-19 restrictions is 'a bit headmaster-ish'
# GAA
# GAA

Philip Nolan says GAA response to latest Covid-19 restrictions is 'a bit headmaster-ish'

Aug 19th 2020, 5:21 PM 63,846 Views 105 Comments

All sport in Ireland must now be held without fans with immediate effect until at least 13 September.

The Explainer: What led to the new Covid-19 restrictions?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What led to the new Covid-19 restrictions?

Aug 19th 2020, 1:12 PM 22,592 Views 65 Comments

This week’s episode sees Professor Philip Nolan, chair of NPHET, talk us through the decision making.

# nphet - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Government advises over 70s to limit interactions, tells people to limit home visits to six people
# Public Health
# Public Health

Government advises over 70s to limit interactions, tells people to limit home visits to six people

Updated Aug 18th 2020, 6:34 PM 169,683 Views 282 Comments

Health officials have expressed concern at rising case numbers in recent weeks.

NPHET recommends asking older people to limit time outdoors and to reduce numbers at home gatherings
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

NPHET recommends asking older people to limit time outdoors and to reduce numbers at home gatherings

Updated Aug 18th 2020, 3:00 PM 184,492 Views 254 Comments

Health officials have also recommended that sports be returned to behind-closed-doors.

# nphet - Monday 17 August, 2020

'I don't think we broke the law, it was 20 seconds of madness': Restaurateur defends scenes at Dublin venue
# Berlin D2
# Berlin D2

'I don't think we broke the law, it was 20 seconds of madness': Restaurateur defends scenes at Dublin venue

Aug 17th 2020, 9:10 AM 125,905 Views 174 Comments

Health minister Stephen Donnelly described the scenes in Berlin D2 as “reckless” and said it would be up to gardaí whether to send a file to the DPP.

# nphet - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Acting CMO: Covid-19 clusters in schools 'virtually inevitable' once they re-open
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Acting CMO: Covid-19 clusters in schools 'virtually inevitable' once they re-open

Aug 12th 2020, 8:25 PM 53,347 Views 97 Comments

Ronan Glynn said NPHET was not likely to recommend closing all schools if clusters break out.

Coronavirus: One new death and 40 more cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One new death and 40 more cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 12th 2020, 6:42 PM 112,350 Views 149 Comments

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

Donnelly outlines colour-coding system to replace phases as Harris says Covid could be with us 'a very long time'
# Nphet
# Nphet

Donnelly outlines colour-coding system to replace phases as Harris says Covid could be with us 'a very long time'

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 12:35 PM 134,123 Views 202 Comments

The health minister said the phases were about providing a timescale, but this system would tell us where we’re at “on any given day”.

# nphet - Monday 10 August, 2020

'No one should have to pay': Acting CMO says Covid-19 tests should be free for the public
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'No one should have to pay': Acting CMO says Covid-19 tests should be free for the public

Aug 10th 2020, 7:37 PM 41,845 Views 51 Comments

There are concerns that the cost of tests could stop those with the virus from coming forward.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 57 more cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 57 more cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 10th 2020, 5:38 PM 114,517 Views 140 Comments

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

# nphet - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly
# Nphet
# Nphet

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 9:09 AM 128,801 Views 207 Comments

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

# nphet - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 10:56 PM 89,848 Views 215 Comments

The VFI called for the evidence linking Covid-19 spikes to pubs reopening to be published.

# nphet - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

New clusters in meat plants, direct provision centres and among Traveller community
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Aug 5th 2020, 3:07 PM 41,120 Views 53 Comments

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

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations
# Time Please
# Time Please

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations

Aug 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 67,911 Views 68 Comments

It is understood that 11pm closure is not a hard rule for businesses.

# nphet - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say
# Phase Four Delayed
# Phase Four Delayed

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say

Aug 4th 2020, 7:21 PM 44,812 Views 111 Comments

Today’s decision based on advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) comes after an increase in cases over recent weeks.

# nphet - Saturday 1 August, 2020

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'

Aug 1st 2020, 6:58 PM 96,648 Views 170 Comments

Glynn has also asked workplaces to review their procedures and protocols.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 1st 2020, 6:05 PM 108,246 Views 218 Comments

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

# nphet - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 85 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: One death and 85 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 30th 2020, 6:15 PM 198,676 Views 372 Comments

A briefing by the Department of Health is being held this evening.

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Six cases in Irish hospitals, down from peak of 879

Jul 30th 2020, 8:51 AM 30,223 Views 61 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid revealed the figure this morning.

# nphet - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events
# GAA
# GAA

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events

Jul 28th 2020, 6:34 PM 30,082 Views 30 Comments

A maximum gathering of 200 persons is permitted in the 26 counties.

# nphet - Friday 24 July, 2020

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 20 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 20 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 24th 2020, 5:47 PM 75,254 Views 150 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

# nphet - Thursday 23 July, 2020

As it stands 'we are absolutely on track' for children to go back to school in September, says NPHET
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

As it stands 'we are absolutely on track' for children to go back to school in September, says NPHET

Jul 23rd 2020, 9:45 PM 31,897 Views 89 Comments

Health officials today confirmed 9 further deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland and seven new cases.