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#tony holohan

# tony-holohan - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: 16 more deaths and 370 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released at a Department of Health briefing this evening.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 more deaths and 331 new cases in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 2 April, 2020

# tony-holohan - Monday 30 March, 2020

Coronavirus: 8 more deaths and 295 new cases in Ireland confirmed

Health officials released the latest figures this evening.

# tony-holohan - Friday 27 March, 2020

'Now is the time to move': The Chief Medical Officer explains why these restrictive new measures are essential

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced further restrictions from midnight tonight for a two-week period until Easter Sunday

# tony-holohan - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'Some young people end up in intensive care': Health chief says *everyone* needs to social distance

Dr Tony Holohan warned that there have been many cases of young people being hospitalised because of Covid-19.

Coronavirus: 10 more deaths and 255 new cases in Ireland confirmed

The median age of patients diagnosed with Covid-19 who have died is 79 years.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Patients seeking coronavirus test must now have at least two symptoms

The new measures were announced by Dr Tony Holohan last night.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'These signs tell us we need to move': Health chief explains introduction of new restrictions

A range of concerning statistics were cited as the explanation for new measures being put in place now.

# tony-holohan - Monday 23 March, 2020

Two more deaths and 219 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland

Both patients were male and in the east of the country.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Any pubs still open could be forcibly closed using 'emergency powers'

The warning came from Simon Harris and Tony Holohan.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

74 new cases of coronavirus confirmed, bringing Ireland's total to 366

Health officials updated the number of confirmed cases at their daily press briefing this evening.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Pubs choosing to close their doors as health experts warn some are too busy to support social distancing

Dr Tony Holohan made the comments at a briefing at the Department’s office this evening.

# tony-holohan - Friday 13 March, 2020

Twenty new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland, two through community transmission

The latest update was provided at a Department of Health press briefing this evening.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 7 March, 2020

18 cases in total in Republic of Ireland: Today's Covid-19 main points so far

There are 22 cases on the island of Ireland: 18 in the Republic and four in Northern Ireland.

# tony-holohan - Monday 2 March, 2020

Harris says guidelines on mass gatherings expected to be issued tomorrow amid Covid-19 concerns

Meanwhile, a school in Dublin today began its two-week closing period after it was confirmed a pupil was diagnosed with Covid-19.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Covid-19 information leaflets to be handed out at Ireland's ports and airports

To date, health officials have not identified “a single confirmed case” of Covid-19 in Ireland.

'We can't ban travel': Health Minister rules out screening for Covid-19 at Irish airports

In recent days, an increased number of cases of Covid-19 have been identified on mainland Europe.

Chief Medical Officer: People returning from areas affected by coronavirus should 'self-isolate' if displaying symptoms

Dr Tony Holohan said that the HSE would be issuing guidelines about self-isolation.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Changes to vaginal surgeries as Minister praises women for 'making public their private suffering'

Irish women who have had these surgeries have reported complications like chronic pain, reduced mobility and recurrent infections.

# tony-holohan - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'It needs to be stopped': Vaginal mesh patients ask Chief Medical Officer to listen to their stories

The HSE said Dr Holohan’s review will be completed in the coming months but did not confirm whether he would be engaging with patients.

# tony-holohan - Monday 23 March, 2015

A report into Portlaoise hospital is being delayed AGAIN as the HSE and HIQA go toe to toe

The inquiry came about after a 2014 Prime Time report discovered five newborns had died in very similar circumstances at the hospital.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 6 March, 2014

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

State to cover removal costs after clinic criticised over PIP breast implants

The Department of Health has said it does not believe the Harley Medical Group will fulfil its obligations in an acceptable manner and so care will be provided by the State.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Chief Medical Officer urged to seek replacement of PIP implants

Solicitors working on behalf of some women affected by the defective PIP breast implants have called for the implants to be replaced, and not just removed.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Chief Medical Officer to update Health Committee on PIP implants response

Dr Tony Holohan will address an Oireachtas Committee today on the government’s response to the issue of industrial grade silicone being used in some breast augmentation surgeries in Ireland.