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Dublin: 7°C Wednesday 25 November 2020

#close contacts

# close-contacts - Sunday 22 November, 2020

'It's a very big worry' - Ireland women's squad affected by Covid-19 ahead of Germany qualifier

While none of Vera Pauw’s squad have tested positive for coronavirus yet, a number have been ruled out of the final group game.

# close-contacts - Saturday 7 November, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts Close Contacts

Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts

Limits on the number of close contacts could be used to keep transmission low after Level 5 restrictions are eased.

# close-contacts - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

From TheJournal.ie CMO and Deputy CMO lay out the figures behind Covid-19 testing in schools Close Contact Testing

CMO and Deputy CMO lay out the figures behind Covid-19 testing in schools

Close contact testing in schools has yielded a positivity rate of 2.8%.

From TheJournal.ie Half of close contacts not showing up for second Covid-19 test Testing And Tracing

Half of close contacts not showing up for second Covid-19 test

Close contacts are tested twice whether they have symptoms or not.

# close-contacts - Thursday 24 September, 2020

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges people to reduce contacts with average for positive case now at six Covid19

HSE urges people to reduce contacts with average for positive case now at six

CEO Paul Reid said the numbers failing to turn up for their swab appointments has reduced now.

# close-contacts - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'A real cause of concern': One in four close contacts failing to show up for first Covid-19 test Testing

'A real cause of concern': One in four close contacts failing to show up for first Covid-19 test

HSE CEO Paul Reid has said contact tracing teams now have to spend time convincing close contacts to go for a test.

# close-contacts - Friday 5 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie HSE says just one meat plant where contact tracing is at '60-70%' Close Contacts

HSE says just one meat plant where contact tracing is at '60-70%'

Minister Simon Harris said yesterday that there “are a number of cases in which there are contact and communications difficulties”.

# close-contacts - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not surprising there's confusion': Glynn aims to provide clarity on 'two-hours-in-a-room' guidance Close Contacts

'It's not surprising there's confusion': Glynn aims to provide clarity on 'two-hours-in-a-room' guidance

If someone attended a two-hour meeting and was then diagnosed, others in the room could be considered close contacts and have to self-isolate.

# close-contacts - Monday 18 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms Coronavirus

Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms

The move has been welcomed as Ireland starts to slowly ease restrictions.