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#outbreaks

# outbreaks - Last year 2021

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday

Updated Sep 22nd 2021, 5:01 PM 39,275 Views 42 Comments

The new guidance has been issued by the Department of Health.

Warning over Covid-19 outbreaks across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Warning over Covid-19 outbreaks across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare

Aug 16th 2021, 3:16 PM 41,925 Views 7 Comments

The HSE has said the mid-west is experiencing the highest increases in the area since the start of the year.

Hiqa report reveals some main factors behind Covid-19 outbreaks in nursing homes
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

Hiqa report reveals some main factors behind Covid-19 outbreaks in nursing homes

May 26th 2021, 11:34 AM 13,326 Views 4 Comments

Community incidence rates near homes and the number of beds within homes were among the factors.

HPSC reports 31 new outbreaks associated with schools and 22 in childcare facilities
# Covid19
# Covid19

HPSC reports 31 new outbreaks associated with schools and 22 in childcare facilities

Apr 28th 2021, 12:12 PM 31,119 Views 32 Comments

The largest number of outbreaks continues to be seen in private homes.

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste
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# Outbreaks

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste

Jan 21st 2021, 1:30 PM 27,768 Views 42 Comments

‘They didn’t come in Covid positive, they picked up Covid while in the hospital,’ said Leo Varadkar.

# outbreaks - All time

87 staff off work in Naas Hospital due to Covid amid a number of outbreaks
# Kildare
# Kildare

87 staff off work in Naas Hospital due to Covid amid a number of outbreaks

Nov 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 23,165 Views 16 Comments

12 patients in the hospital are confirmed to have Covid-19.

Hospital outbreaks: 161 staff in Limerick out of work due to Covid-19
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# Covid19

Hospital outbreaks: 161 staff in Limerick out of work due to Covid-19

Nov 12th 2020, 4:53 PM 28,677 Views 22 Comments

The HSE also confirmed there are 77 staff unavailable for work in Naas, either due to a positive result or because they are a close contact of a confirmed case.

Post-match parties and house gatherings: Where GPs notice Covid outbreaks originating
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Post-match parties and house gatherings: Where GPs notice Covid outbreaks originating

Oct 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 50,852 Views 53 Comments

A GP said one outbreak was linked to match celebrations where team members drank shots out of a championship cup.

There are 2,475 'open' outbreaks of Covid-19 in Ireland with 522 new outbreaks notified last week
# HPSC
# HPSC

There are 2,475 'open' outbreaks of Covid-19 in Ireland with 522 new outbreaks notified last week

Oct 15th 2020, 11:45 AM 27,601 Views 33 Comments

The HPSC published its latest report on outbreaks and clusters in Ireland this morning.

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 25,577 Views 7 Comments

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

None of the Covid-19 cases identified in 54 schools so far have led to outbreaks
# Schools
# Schools

None of the Covid-19 cases identified in 54 schools so far have led to outbreaks

Sep 10th 2020, 2:11 PM 36,885 Views 47 Comments

There has only been one school in which a second case was identified after an original confirmed case.

New data shows 2,018 Covid-19 outbreaks in private homes
# Covid19
# Covid19

New data shows 2,018 Covid-19 outbreaks in private homes

Sep 9th 2020, 11:18 AM 25,441 Views 35 Comments

The total number of workplace outbreaks is 85, including 31 in meat processing plants.

Total of five Covid outbreaks in pubs reported during pandemic
# Pubs Reopening
# Pubs Reopening

Total of five Covid outbreaks in pubs reported during pandemic

Sep 3rd 2020, 11:47 AM 65,787 Views 67 Comments

There is a push to get pubs open next month.

South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue

Aug 25th 2020, 7:14 AM 20,784 Views 14 Comments

The country’s education minister said there’s been an “alarming emergence of mass infections” since the start of the month.

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect
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# Outbreaks

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect

Aug 7th 2020, 6:27 PM 43,742 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach addressed the country after 6pm this evening.

Community contact tracing for one meat plant is at 73%, not 90%, department confirms
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Community contact tracing for one meat plant is at 73%, not 90%, department confirms

Jun 25th 2020, 6:20 AM 13,336 Views 4 Comments

There has been some confusion about the level of contact tracing at meat processing plants.

Employees at meat plants had to wait 16 days to be re-tested for Covid-19
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Employees at meat plants had to wait 16 days to be re-tested for Covid-19

Jun 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 25,076 Views 14 Comments

More than 1,000 cases of the virus have been reported across 20 facilities nationwide.

50 clusters of Covid-19 identified in nursing homes, new health data shows
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

50 clusters of Covid-19 identified in nursing homes, new health data shows

Apr 5th 2020, 12:39 PM 22,767 Views 26 Comments

This number of clusters rose by ten in the space of one day, according to data from the HPSC.