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# third-wave - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

'Level beyond comprehension': 1,750 people now in hospital with Covid-19
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

'Level beyond comprehension': 1,750 people now in hospital with Covid-19

Wed 10:00 AM 51,658 Views 119 Comments

158 people are in intensive care.

# third-wave - Friday 8 January, 2021

INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service
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# Third Wave

INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service

Jan 8th 2021, 6:25 PM 17,468 Views 10 Comments

The INMO is also calling on the HSE to improve daily communications with staff.

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?

Jan 8th 2021, 4:00 PM 53,618 Views 36 Comments

Ireland is in a “serious phase” of its current surge, according to the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).

'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave
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# Front Line

'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,959 Views 34 Comments

# third-wave - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Childcare services to remain open but only for vulnerable groups and children of essential workers
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# Creche

Childcare services to remain open but only for vulnerable groups and children of essential workers

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 5:35 PM 36,401 Views 11 Comments

The measures will remain in place until at least the end of January.

921 now in hospital with Covid-19 as patient numbers exceed April 2020 peak
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# Third Wave

921 now in hospital with Covid-19 as patient numbers exceed April 2020 peak

Jan 6th 2021, 8:50 AM 45,415 Views 61 Comments

On 15 April, 881 people with Covid-19 were in hospital.

Cabinet to sign off on closure of schools until February, most construction sites set to shut down
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

Cabinet to sign off on closure of schools until February, most construction sites set to shut down

Jan 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 81,458 Views 104 Comments
  • Ministers meet this morning and an announcement is expected later today.
  • Strict new rules on international travel are also set to be signed-off.
  • It comes as the numbers in hospital exceed the previous peak in mid-April.

# third-wave - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Analysis suggests UK coronavirus variant 'not responsible for recent surge' in Ireland
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# B117

Analysis suggests UK coronavirus variant 'not responsible for recent surge' in Ireland

Updated Jan 2nd 2021, 2:45 PM 85,100 Views 79 Comments

It was identified in fewer than 10% of swabs in a small batch anaylsed.

# third-wave - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Highest number of Covid-19 hospital admissions in 24-hour period since April
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# Third Wave

Highest number of Covid-19 hospital admissions in 24-hour period since April

Dec 30th 2020, 9:39 AM 59,594 Views 126 Comments

59 people have been admitted to hospital since yesterday morning.

# third-wave - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

As it happened: A return to Level 5 - with modifications - from Christmas Eve
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# Third Wave

As it happened: A return to Level 5 - with modifications - from Christmas Eve

Updated Dec 22nd 2020, 2:52 PM 218,833 Views 157 Comments
  • The Cabinet has agreed a set of new restrictions, including restaurants and gastro pubs closing at 3pm Christmas Eve
  • People won't be able to travel beyond their county after midnight on 26 December, but can stay where they are past that point
  • A further 900+ new cases are expected today, as it's projected there could be as many as 2,000 daily cases by New Year's Day
Poll: Have you changed your Christmas plans because of the third wave of Covid?
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you changed your Christmas plans because of the third wave of Covid?

Dec 22nd 2020, 11:03 AM 43,456 Views 67 Comments

The government is expected to announce new restrictions this afternoon.

# third-wave - Monday 21 December, 2020

'Stay at home, stop socialising': Ireland 'clearly' in third wave of pandemic, Philip Nolan says
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# Third Wave

'Stay at home, stop socialising': Ireland 'clearly' in third wave of pandemic, Philip Nolan says

Dec 21st 2020, 6:34 PM 69,835 Views 80 Comments

The CMO Dr Tony Holohan said this wave is “happening much, much sooner after the last one”.