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#Coronavirus

# coronavirus - Yesterday’s News

Vaccine passports in NI should be limited to international travel and large events, health minister says
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Vaccine passports in NI should be limited to international travel and large events, health minister says

8 hours ago 6,580 Views 4 Comments

He also raised “concern” about the disparity in the pace of vaccine rollout between the North and the Republic.

Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines
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Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines

9 hours ago 13,331 Views 0 Comments

Footage emerged in August of non-compliance with social distance guidelines at the bar.

Coronavirus: 15 deaths across four months and 401 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 15 deaths across four months and 401 new cases confirmed in Ireland

11 hours ago 81,517 Views 141 Comments

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

Varadkar 'hopes' NIAC's advice is that under-60s can get single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine
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Varadkar 'hopes' NIAC's advice is that under-60s can get single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Updated 14 hours ago 29,909 Views 88 Comments

Ireland is due to receive over 600,000 doses of the J&J vaccine before the end of June.

Almost half of Irish people don't have confidence in the EU's Covid-19 vaccines strategy
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Almost half of Irish people don't have confidence in the EU's Covid-19 vaccines strategy

21 hours ago 12,270 Views 41 Comments

That’s according to a Red C poll commissioned by European Movement Ireland published today.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Policing Authority says relationship between gardaí and students 'significantly deteriorated' in recent months
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Policing Authority says relationship between gardaí and students 'significantly deteriorated' in recent months

Tue 7:44 PM 20,066 Views 24 Comments

Students reported being fined for being on a walk within their 5km and having food deliveries stopped and checked for purchases of alcohol.

Over 420,000 people received the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week
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Over 420,000 people received the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week

Tue 7:18 PM 16,642 Views 9 Comments

Construction is the sector that saw the largest decrease in the number of people receiving the payment.

Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness
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Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness

Tue 6:06 PM 17,631 Views 45 Comments

The British Prime Minister announced an antivirals taskforce that would help identify new medicines to treat Covid-19.

Coronavirus: 11 further deaths and 390 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 11 further deaths and 390 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 5:41 PM 72,446 Views 141 Comments

The latest figures were reported this evening.

EMA decision on Johnson & Johnson will influence whether Ireland spaces out Pfizer vaccine doses
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EMA decision on Johnson & Johnson will influence whether Ireland spaces out Pfizer vaccine doses

Updated Tue 2:28 PM 34,515 Views 22 Comments

It follows concerns that the vaccine could be linked to extremely rare blood clots.

Three pregnant women with Covid-19 treated in intensive care last weekend
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Three pregnant women with Covid-19 treated in intensive care last weekend

Tue 9:04 AM 38,441 Views 20 Comments

The figure was reported at last night’s NPHET briefing.

15 pharmacies to begin administering Covid vaccines 'towards the end' of this month
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15 pharmacies to begin administering Covid vaccines 'towards the end' of this month

Tue 6:45 AM 44,439 Views 35 Comments

The HSE is set to update the Oireachtas Health Committee on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout later today.

# coronavirus - Monday 19 April, 2021

'We're in a better position than we thought we would be': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
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'We're in a better position than we thought we would be': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mon 8:04 PM 55,039 Views 49 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 403 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: No deaths and 403 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 5:43 PM 69,776 Views 96 Comments

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

Covid-19 hospital figures fall to six-month low with 1.2 million vaccines administered in Ireland
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Covid-19 hospital figures fall to six-month low with 1.2 million vaccines administered in Ireland

Updated Mon 1:51 PM 25,119 Views 12 Comments

The number of patients in hospital fell to a six-month low at the weekend.

Prison officers defend withdrawal of 'goodwill' duties over concerns about when they'll be vaccinated
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Prison officers defend withdrawal of 'goodwill' duties over concerns about when they'll be vaccinated

Mon 9:40 AM 16,409 Views 21 Comments

Officers say they have received no response from the government about the issue since December.

Australia and New Zealand mark 'milestone' with opening of quarantine-free travel bubble
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Australia and New Zealand mark 'milestone' with opening of quarantine-free travel bubble

Mon 7:33 AM 17,924 Views 11 Comments

The idea has been proposed for months.

Opinion: I have MS, how can you justify not giving me a vaccine yet?
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Opinion: I have MS, how can you justify not giving me a vaccine yet?

Mon 7:00 AM 41,820 Views 50 Comments

Dearbhla Crosse is in Cohort 4 of the vaccination rollout, but she believes people like her are being left behind.

# coronavirus - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Coronavirus: One death and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: One death and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 5:05 PM 95,786 Views 148 Comments

NPHET announced the figures in a statement this evening.

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital decreases further to 176
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Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital decreases further to 176

Sun 11:41 AM 21,136 Views 69 Comments

The figures were published by the HSE last night.

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet
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Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet

Sun 7:00 AM 39,340 Views 35 Comments

Masks will still be required indoors, however.

# coronavirus - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Professor Ruairí Brugha: The current version of mandatory hotel quarantine is not fit for purpose
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Professor Ruairí Brugha: The current version of mandatory hotel quarantine is not fit for purpose

Sat 8:00 PM 26,507 Views 33 Comments

The public health expert says there are better, more creative ways to bolster the quarantine system and prevent the import of Covid.

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: Four deaths and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 5:05 PM 78,377 Views 100 Comments

The figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials
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Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials

Updated Sat 1:50 PM 48,179 Views 114 Comments

The Health Minister has asked officials to determine if vaccinating younger people sooner would impact transmission.

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people
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Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people

Sat 10:53 AM 13,858 Views 39 Comments

The count by Johns Hopkins University comes as cases are spiking in many countries.

# coronavirus - Friday 16 April, 2021

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties
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Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties

Fri 8:30 PM 18,418 Views 34 Comments

All adults in a car on a non-essential journey may be liable for a €100 fine each, Gardaí said.

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice
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50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice

Updated Fri 3:48 PM 43,896 Views 42 Comments

67 year olds can be registered tomorrow followed by 66 year olds on Sunday and 65 year olds from Monday.

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192
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Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192

Fri 9:59 AM 31,819 Views 38 Comments

The latest figures were published by the HSE this morning.

# coronavirus - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Northern Ireland: Hairdressers to reopen from next Friday, indoor pubs & restaurants from 24 May
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Northern Ireland: Hairdressers to reopen from next Friday, indoor pubs & restaurants from 24 May

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 7:52 PM 88,862 Views 66 Comments
  • The executive has signed off on a plan with three key relaxation dates - 23 April, 30 April and 24 May.
  • Northern Ireland marked reaching one million Covid-19 vaccines last weekend.
  • Yesterday, Health Minister Robin Swann said the “scales are tipping” in favour of accelerating the pace of the exit from lockdown.
Four new walk-in Covid-19 test centres will open this week
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Four new walk-in Covid-19 test centres will open this week

Apr 15th 2021, 7:43 PM 31,918 Views 26 Comments

Three of the centres will be located in Dublin and the fourth one will be located in Cahir, Co Tipperary.

Almost 1.1 million Covid-19 vaccines administered as numbers in hospital continue to decline
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Almost 1.1 million Covid-19 vaccines administered as numbers in hospital continue to decline

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 12:59 PM 25,911 Views 35 Comments

Almost one in five people have been vaccinated to date.

Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works
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Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 10:03 AM 82,342 Views 59 Comments

Those aged 69 can register today and will be notified shortly about their appointments.

Arriving passengers from 16 more countries must enter hotel quarantine from this morning
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Arriving passengers from 16 more countries must enter hotel quarantine from this morning

Apr 15th 2021, 4:00 AM 22,573 Views 35 Comments

Today’s additions bring to 71 the total number of countries on the list.

# coronavirus - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

69-year-olds can register for their Covid-19 vaccine from 10am tomorrow
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69-year-olds can register for their Covid-19 vaccine from 10am tomorrow

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 7:15 PM 96,071 Views 87 Comments

You can either register online yourself, or call the HSE helpline from 10am tomorrow.

Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 14th 2021, 5:47 PM 60,699 Views 81 Comments

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

Almost one in five Irish adults given a dose of Covid-19 vaccine
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Almost one in five Irish adults given a dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 1:05 PM 25,133 Views 56 Comments

The latest figures were published by the HSE today.

HIQA: Mandatory vaccination of health staff 'most intrusive' and other steps should be taken first
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HIQA: Mandatory vaccination of health staff 'most intrusive' and other steps should be taken first

Apr 14th 2021, 11:23 AM 16,676 Views 33 Comments

The finding was contained in a report by the health service watchdog.

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs
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Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs

Apr 14th 2021, 8:49 AM 21,575 Views 23 Comments

The trial will investigate whether different vaccines can be used for first and second doses.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched
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Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched

Updated Apr 13th 2021, 6:32 PM 24,141 Views 0 Comments

The woman travelled to support her father, who is due to undergo major cancer surgery.

Coronavirus: 18 further deaths over at least four months and 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 18 further deaths over at least four months and 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 5:54 PM 97,422 Views 144 Comments

The latest figures were reported this evening.

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