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#Ronan Glynn

# ronan-glynn - Thursday 15 April, 2021

NPHET set to move briefings to once a week from May as vaccines rolled out
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# Nphet

NPHET set to move briefings to once a week from May as vaccines rolled out

Apr 15th 2021, 6:45 AM 25,719 Views 39 Comments

Health officials are considering holding only one briefing a week from May.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 5 April, 2021

Coronavirus: No deaths and 320 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 320 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 5th 2021, 4:12 PM 105,688 Views 150 Comments

The latest figures were released in a statement today.

Talks to take place this week to find a compromise on mandatory hotel quarantine expansion
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# Travel

Talks to take place this week to find a compromise on mandatory hotel quarantine expansion

Apr 5th 2021, 12:58 PM 29,575 Views 65 Comments

One idea on the table is expanding the role of quarantining at home.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 411 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 411 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 31st 2021, 3:16 PM 83,727 Views 111 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this afternoon.

Covid cases could hit 2,000 a day in four weeks, NPHET told government ahead of reopening announcement
# Warning
# Warning

Covid cases could hit 2,000 a day in four weeks, NPHET told government ahead of reopening announcement

Mar 31st 2021, 1:28 PM 45,587 Views 121 Comments

“Unfortunately, the significant ‘headroom’ that was available last summer when case counts were very low isn’t available now.”

# ronan-glynn - Friday 19 March, 2021

Ronan Glynn responds to criticism of viral clip: 'We know people are sick and tired of the same message'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ronan Glynn responds to criticism of viral clip: 'We know people are sick and tired of the same message'

Updated Mar 19th 2021, 6:55 PM 76,114 Views 116 Comments

Comments made about “doing more” at last night’s NPHET briefing have been criticised today.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 8 March, 2021

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 8th 2021, 5:38 PM 85,915 Views 90 Comments

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

# ronan-glynn - Friday 5 March, 2021

Covid Placentitis: what we know about the condition that may have caused four stillbirths in Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

Covid Placentitis: what we know about the condition that may have caused four stillbirths in Ireland

Mar 5th 2021, 4:58 PM 22,251 Views 16 Comments

NPHET reported the possible cases of the condition last night.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Coming to the end of this period of the pandemic': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Nphet
# Nphet

'Coming to the end of this period of the pandemic': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 1st 2021, 7:47 PM 61,269 Views 53 Comments

Behavioural data about compliance and a continued decline in hospitalisations were among the topics discussed.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Numbers in hospital lower than first wave peak as Ireland 'on track' for 200-400 cases a day by March
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Numbers in hospital lower than first wave peak as Ireland 'on track' for 200-400 cases a day by March

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 9:28 AM 37,827 Views 47 Comments

Under current projections, the number of Covid-19 patients in hospital will reach between 500 and 600 by the end of the month.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 31,984 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 18 January, 2021

Deputy CMO insists school closures should be 'last resort' only after criticism from special needs teachers
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Deputy CMO insists school closures should be 'last resort' only after criticism from special needs teachers

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 8:49 PM 102,293 Views 118 Comments

Talks are continuing with unions about the reopening of schools for students with special educational needs.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 4 January, 2021

Daily case numbers could increase to 7,000 in coming days, HSE CEO says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Daily case numbers could increase to 7,000 in coming days, HSE CEO says

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 1:53 PM 90,749 Views 106 Comments
  • 4,000 people were vaccinated in the first few days of rollout, the Health Minister has said.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said non-elective healthcare will be cut back.
  • Dr Ronan Glynn said people need to "act as if it's March 2020".

# ronan-glynn - Monday 14 December, 2020

Ireland on the cusp of deploying two Covid-19 vaccines – Dr Ronan Glynn
# Roll Out
# Roll Out

Ireland on the cusp of deploying two Covid-19 vaccines – Dr Ronan Glynn

Dec 14th 2020, 7:17 AM 39,667 Views 64 Comments

Dr Glynn said three quarters of Irish people are likely to accept a Covid-19 vaccine.

# ronan-glynn - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Public urged to socialise responsibly and keep contacts to a minimum this weekend
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# Covid-19

Public urged to socialise responsibly and keep contacts to a minimum this weekend

Dec 5th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,500 Views 28 Comments

It is the first weekend since Ireland returned to Level 3 restrictions.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 30 November, 2020

Here's #Antiviral - a State campaign to emphasise 'the positive behaviours of the majority' of young people
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# Covid-19

Here's #Antiviral - a State campaign to emphasise 'the positive behaviours of the majority' of young people

Nov 30th 2020, 12:36 PM 9,220 Views 12 Comments

The campaign aims to share how young people have been ‘living their best lives possible, within the restrictions’.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 16 November, 2020

Return of thousands of Irish people for Christmas could result in 'hundreds or thousands of cases' in January
# Covid19
# Covid19

Return of thousands of Irish people for Christmas could result in 'hundreds or thousands of cases' in January

Nov 16th 2020, 8:25 PM 51,978 Views 136 Comments

Deputy CMO Dr Ronan Glynn said he thinks the majority of people will decide “it’s simply not worth it”.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

There are now 156 Covid-19 patients in hospital and 25 in ICU
# Cases Rising
# Cases Rising

There are now 156 Covid-19 patients in hospital and 25 in ICU

Oct 7th 2020, 6:45 PM 38,061 Views 89 Comments

Last Thursday, there were 122 hospitalisations and 20 people in ICU.

# ronan-glynn - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Health Minister thanks Ronan Glynn for 'tireless effort' as acting CMO
# Tribute
# Tribute

Health Minister thanks Ronan Glynn for 'tireless effort' as acting CMO

Oct 4th 2020, 1:45 PM 66,391 Views 65 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan is returning as chief medical officer tomorrow.

# ronan-glynn - Thursday 1 October, 2020

One couple, 30 cases: Here's what the statistics tell us about where Ireland is right now with Covid-19
# The Data
# The Data

One couple, 30 cases: Here's what the statistics tell us about where Ireland is right now with Covid-19

Oct 1st 2020, 1:13 PM 72,183 Views 84 Comments

Examples of how socialising with a number of groups led to large outbreaks of Covid-19 were outlined last night.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'The window for it not to be a national issue is closing': Worry as Covid-19 incidence rate rises nationwide
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# Nphet

'The window for it not to be a national issue is closing': Worry as Covid-19 incidence rate rises nationwide

Sep 30th 2020, 7:28 PM 47,292 Views 37 Comments

At a briefing this evening a number of examples were described where the virus was spread in social settings.

Covid-19: Dr Ronan Glynn 'optimistic' about Dublin stabilising but 'no evidence yet' to move to Level 2
# Capital Issues
# Capital Issues

Covid-19: Dr Ronan Glynn 'optimistic' about Dublin stabilising but 'no evidence yet' to move to Level 2

Updated Sep 30th 2020, 12:16 PM 36,725 Views 126 Comments

Glynn said the restrictions on Dublin would only be taking effect this week.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes
# Galway
# Galway

Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 4:30 PM 145,512 Views 226 Comments

Yesterday the Acting CMO said the number of cases in Galway has increased over the past week.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 28 September, 2020

Students encouraged to keep their social life 'safe, small and distant' in new campaign
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students encouraged to keep their social life 'safe, small and distant' in new campaign

Sep 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,842 Views 6 Comments

The USI aims to make sure students stay up to date with public health guidelines.

# ronan-glynn - 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 25,484 Views 7 Comments

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

Coronavirus: No deaths and 326 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 326 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 25th 2020, 5:41 PM 133,115 Views 260 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn has asked people everywhere but “particularly in Donegal and Dublin” to pay attention to the public health advice.

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

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

Sep 25th 2020, 2:32 PM 18,507 Views 18 Comments

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

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:19 PM 51,178 Views 56 Comments

Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.

'An awful lot of young people might have to die' if we were to pursue herd immunity strategy, Prof Nolan says
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# Nphet

'An awful lot of young people might have to die' if we were to pursue herd immunity strategy, Prof Nolan says

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:49 PM 71,328 Views 188 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said this evening “it’s certainly not a strategy that will be adopted in this country”.

# ronan-glynn - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 240 new cases - including 119 in Dublin
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: One further death and 240 new cases - including 119 in Dublin

Sep 17th 2020, 5:40 PM 98,137 Views 111 Comments

NPHET met today and has recommended the government implement further restrictions on those living in the capital.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases - including 218 in Dublin
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# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases - including 218 in Dublin

Sep 15th 2020, 5:40 PM 176,056 Views 218 Comments

There have been 1,787 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland to date.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 14 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 208 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: 208 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland

Sep 14th 2020, 6:10 PM 125,707 Views 161 Comments

108 of the new cases reported today are in Dublin.

# ronan-glynn - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn appeals to Dubliners to limit contacts during Covid-19 'window of opportunity'
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Dr Ronan Glynn appeals to Dubliners to limit contacts during Covid-19 'window of opportunity'

Sep 12th 2020, 8:41 AM 40,704 Views 101 Comments

“Prioritise the people that you need to see, but keep groups small and see them regularly, rather than meeting lots of different people from lots of different households,” the CMO said.

# ronan-glynn - Friday 11 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 211 new cases and one new death confirmed in Ireland
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# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 211 new cases and one new death confirmed in Ireland

Sep 11th 2020, 5:34 PM 133,298 Views 223 Comments

Health officials released the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'If we don't act now to reduce our contacts... the number of cases in Dublin would double every 14 days'
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# Nphet

'If we don't act now to reduce our contacts... the number of cases in Dublin would double every 14 days'

Sep 9th 2020, 7:35 PM 46,796 Views 87 Comments

With NPHET due to meet tomorrow to discuss the situation in Dublin, people have been urged to reduce their contacts.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Ministers concerned Dublin and Limerick on 'knife-edge' - but it will be next week before any further measures are discussed
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# Coronavirus

Ministers concerned Dublin and Limerick on 'knife-edge' - but it will be next week before any further measures are discussed

Sep 8th 2020, 2:28 PM 69,998 Views 56 Comments

NPHET is due to discuss the situation in the two counties at its next meeting before making any recommendations.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 7 September, 2020

NPHET says Christmas and Halloween not 'cancelled' as people advised to plan festivities in Covid-19 environment
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# Coronavirus

NPHET says Christmas and Halloween not 'cancelled' as people advised to plan festivities in Covid-19 environment

Sep 7th 2020, 8:09 PM 66,465 Views 70 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said messages about how to safely socialise at these times will likely be issued.

# ronan-glynn - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Dubliners urged to keep social contacts low as more than half of new cases in capital
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Dubliners urged to keep social contacts low as more than half of new cases in capital

Sep 5th 2020, 6:39 PM 65,955 Views 113 Comments

Two additional pop-up Covid-19 testing centres opened in Dublin this weekend.

# ronan-glynn - 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 18,194 Views 23 Comments

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

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

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

Coronavirus: One death and 89 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:04 PM 104,502 Views 144 Comments

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

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