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# tony-holohan - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising

Pubs were this week warned of the consequences of failing to follow the current guidance.

# tony-holohan - Friday 3 July, 2020

'Every home has come to know him': Tributes paid to Dr Tony Holohan as he steps aside to spend time with family

Micheál Martin and Simon Harris are among those to thank Dr Holohan.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan to step away from work as Chief Medical Officer for family reasons

Dr Ronan Glynn has been appointed Acting Chief Medical Officer.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

# tony-holohan - Monday 29 June, 2020

'It's in our collective interest': Holohan asks people to consider cancelling holidays abroad

The Chief Medical Officer said he is “genuinely very concerned” about Irish people taking holidays abroad.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

# tony-holohan - Friday 26 June, 2020

'Planning a stay-cation would be good': Holohan urges public not to plan non-essential trips abroad

Data shows there have been 13 new cases of Covid-19 associated with travel in the last two weeks.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and five new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department this evening.

# tony-holohan - Monday 22 June, 2020

'You may represent a risk to your loved ones': Over one third of recent Covid-19 cases in people under 35

The CMO said a return to ‘the way things used to be’ could lead to a resurgence of disease.

NPHET unlikely to budge on 50-person limit for Mass and other indoor gatherings

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said it seems “strange” that churches with a capacity of 1,500 would be subject to this restriction.

# tony-holohan - Monday 15 June, 2020

Tony Holohan says Rip.ie shows Ireland hasn't had any excess mortality in over six weeks

Excess mortality is seen as a significant measure in determining how a country was affected by the pandemic and how it responded.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 13 June, 2020

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history

People across Ireland – including key decision-makers – tell the story of Thursday 12 March 2020.

# tony-holohan - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Daily Department of Health briefings to drop to two days a week as Ireland enters Phase Two

The Department of Health has held daily press briefings since the start of the crisis.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 4 June, 2020

House parties being 'organised with abandon', warns Chief Medical Officer

Dr Tony Holohan was speaking ahead of a planned easing of Covid-19 restrictions on Monday.

Proposals made to NPHET on bringing forward the easing of some restrictions, says Taoiseach

Government has proposed bringing things forward from Phase 3 to Phase 2.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Coronavirus: 8 deaths and 10 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening.

# tony-holohan - Monday 1 June, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 77 new cases confirmed in Ireland

There has been a total of 25,062 cases Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19 HSE

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19

Guidance regarding immunity and healthcare workers was compiled by the HSE.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Loss of taste and smell to be added to list Covid-19 symptoms in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the move this evening.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Chief Medical Officer tells ministers he does not intend to recommend the reduction of the 2m rule

There have been calls to halve the guideline from 2m to 1m.

# tony-holohan - Friday 22 May, 2020

Chief Medical Officer says large gatherings of people 'are exactly things we don't want to see'

Tony Holohan suggested that the weather this weekend might help people follow the public health rules.

Coronavirus: 11 deaths and 115 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is now 1,592.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

HSE suspends practice of notifying some employers of Covid test results before informing employees

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid said he was aware of one case where test results were shared with an employer.

Dr Tony Holohan: 'We have effectively extinguished the virus from the community'

Community transmission is ‘very, very low’ says the chief medical officer.

# tony-holohan - Monday 18 May, 2020

UK adds loss of sense of taste or smell to Covid-19 symptoms, Holohan says it will be 'considered' here

People in the UK are now being advised to self isolate if they lose their normal sense of smell or taste.

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on Ireland’s first day in Phase One.

Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly Covid-19 This post contains videos

Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly

Many people are wearing face masks in an effort to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

# tony-holohan - Sunday 17 May, 2020

HSE's Reid admits 'tensions' with CMO over testing capacity but says 'we're on the same page now'

“There are tensions with many issues,” HSE CEO Paul Reid said this morning.

# tony-holohan - Friday 15 May, 2020

Tony Holohan: Cocooners can meet socially-distanced groups of four from Monday

Holohan stressed that public health advice still recommends people in cocooning categories stay at home if not exercising.

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 129 new cases in Ireland confirmed

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 14 May, 2020

HSE boss raised concern over NPHET's statement about ramping up Covid-19 testing

HSE boss raised concern over NPHET's statement about ramping up Covid-19 testing

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid said he was taken by surprise when Dr Tony Holohan made the announcement last month.

# tony-holohan - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Wearing of face masks on public transport and in supermarkets likely to be recommended, says minister

The Taoiseach previously said the wearing of face masks will not be compulsory.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 24 deaths and 107 new cases in Ireland confirmed

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

# tony-holohan - Monday 11 May, 2020

Opinion poll shows 43% of people think the worst of the coronavirus crisis is over

Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan said he is ‘hopeful’ that restrictions will be lifted in line with Phase One of the Roadmap, next week.

Coronavirus: 15 deaths and 139 new cases in Ireland confirmed

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

# tony-holohan - Friday 8 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 27 deaths and 156 new cases in Ireland confirmed

The figures were announced at a briefing by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

# tony-holohan - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 29 more deaths and 137 new cases in Ireland confirmed

“We have achieved our goal of suppressing the spread of the disease, it was not easy for anyone but there is no question that our collective effort has saved lives,” Dr Tony Holohan said.

# tony-holohan - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 23 deaths and 211 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The overall death toll from the virus in Ireland is 1,339.

# tony-holohan - Monday 4 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 266 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

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