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#Coronavirus

# coronavirus - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 2,944 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 2,944 new cases confirmed in Ireland

11 hours ago 107,441 Views 150 Comments

The total number of people who have died now stands at 2,608.

25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
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# Daily Update

25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

14 hours ago 11,286 Views 3 Comments

Current restrictions in place in the North mean that people must stay at home unless they have a “reasonable excuse”.

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
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Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge

Updated 15 hours ago 43,142 Views 56 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU
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There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU

16 hours ago 24,194 Views 71 Comments

There were 60 deaths and a further 3,231 cases of Covid-19 announced yesterday.

# coronavirus - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
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Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 5:50 PM 124,429 Views 192 Comments

“A significant percentage of the population – in excess of 1 in 10 in some counties – is currently either a case or a close contact.”

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?
# Christmas Spike
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# Christmas Spike

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?

Sat 9:00 AM 79,694 Views 52 Comments

While case numbers in most areas aren’t on the scale Ireland has been facing, lockdown measures are common around Europe at this time.

Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken
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Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken

Sat 8:30 AM 39,557 Views 84 Comments

The Green MEP says animal-to-human disease transmission, such as the one we’re dealing with now, is linked to wildlife stresses and habitat destruction.

# coronavirus - Friday 15 January, 2021

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach
# Controversy
# Controversy

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach

Fri 9:57 PM 4,297 Views 4 Comments

Tony Scholes also emphasised footballers’ ‘duty to act responsibly’ during the pandemic.

Two days after winning first trophy, Mauricio Pochettino tests positive for Covid-19
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# Coronavirus

Two days after winning first trophy, Mauricio Pochettino tests positive for Covid-19

Fri 7:59 PM 4,502 Views 0 Comments

The news comes just two weeks after taking up his new job with Paris Saint-Germain.

Coronavirus: 50 deaths and 3,498 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 50 deaths and 3,498 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 5:25 PM 98,334 Views 202 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

Three mass vaccination centres for GPs to run tomorrow
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Three mass vaccination centres for GPs to run tomorrow

Fri 3:40 PM 52,251 Views 33 Comments

Daily vaccination figures will be published from 25 January.

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning
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# Joint Letter

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning

Fri 2:10 PM 115,937 Views 61 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan and Dr Michael McBride said there is an “unsustainably high level of Covid-19 infection” across Ireland.

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains
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EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains

Fri 12:25 PM 9,752 Views 7 Comments

Developers have said they could adapt the vaccine quickly if a new variant is resistant to it.

1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show
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1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show

Fri 9:15 AM 37,470 Views 63 Comments
  • Paul Reid said virus is still "hugely prevalent".
  • Daily vaccination figures will be released from 25 January.
  • 44% of all Covid-19 cases were reported in the past 14 days.
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France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19

Fri 8:03 AM 31,614 Views 61 Comments

Prime Minister Jean Castex also revealed new controls for those arriving from outside the EU

Covid-19: UK bans passengers from South America amid concerns over new Brazilian variant
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Covid-19: UK bans passengers from South America amid concerns over new Brazilian variant

Fri 7:20 AM 20,547 Views 25 Comments

The ban also covers Panama, Portugal and Cape Verde.

# coronavirus - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Ireland international James McClean suspended with immediate effect after alleged Covid-19 breach
# Punishment
# Punishment

Ireland international James McClean suspended with immediate effect after alleged Covid-19 breach

Thu 11:02 PM 49,445 Views 41 Comments

Stoke City confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

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

Updated Thu 7:15 PM 55,134 Views 39 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said this week “we are seeing early signs of progress” but said we should expect hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths to increase “day on day”.

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January
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NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January

Thu 7:12 PM 13,637 Views 4 Comments

The youngest person to pass away with Covid-19 this month was 25-years-old.

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 3,955 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
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# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 28 deaths and 3,955 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Thu 5:49 PM 115,676 Views 159 Comments
  • 1,826 cases are men while 2,115 are women
  • 54% of cases are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 42 years old
HSE says 77,303 people - 1.58% of the population - have received first dose of vaccine so far in Ireland
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HSE says 77,303 people - 1.58% of the population - have received first dose of vaccine so far in Ireland

Thu 2:23 PM 37,511 Views 104 Comments

The HSE gave an update on the vaccination programme this afternoon.

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals
# Warning
# Warning

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals

Thu 12:26 PM 7,031 Views 14 Comments

Players who continue to hug and kiss after scoring have been reminded about unnecessary contact.

European agency to amend travel advice following criticism from top Irish health officials
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European agency to amend travel advice following criticism from top Irish health officials

Thu 6:00 AM 21,604 Views 12 Comments

The ECDC said elements of its advice around international travel “need to be modified”.

# coronavirus - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 63 deaths and 3,569 new cases as number of people in hospital is now double the peak of April 2020
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# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 63 deaths and 3,569 new cases as number of people in hospital is now double the peak of April 2020

Wed 5:50 PM 143,396 Views 252 Comments
  • There are now 1,770 people in hospital
  • There are 172 people in ICU
  • Nurses say the health system is 'overloaded'
  • HSE staff who are close contacts told to return to work
'The system is overloaded': Nurses call for upgraded PPE and fully nationalised private hospital capacity
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'The system is overloaded': Nurses call for upgraded PPE and fully nationalised private hospital capacity

Wed 5:12 PM 21,731 Views 25 Comments

The INMO has also suggested a partial reopening of schools to take the pressure of healthcare workers with school-aged children.

HSE calls close contacts back into work with more than 7,000 health staff absent
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HSE calls close contacts back into work with more than 7,000 health staff absent

Wed 11:50 AM 30,605 Views 58 Comments

The HSE has said close contacts returning to work are tested and closely monitored.

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

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

Wed 10:00 AM 51,708 Views 119 Comments

158 people are in intensive care.

Poll: Have you travelled over 5km since the beginning of the month?
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Poll: Have you travelled over 5km since the beginning of the month?

Wed 9:16 AM 83,950 Views 129 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, a 5km travel limit is in place.

Explainer: What we know about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine
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Explainer: What we know about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine

Wed 6:30 AM 21,355 Views 10 Comments

Developers have applied to the European regulator for authorisation.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Coronavirus: 46 deaths and 3,086 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 46 deaths and 3,086 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 5:55 PM 147,298 Views 226 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

1,700 Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU figures surpass April peak
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1,700 Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU figures surpass April peak

Updated Tue 2:10 PM 39,224 Views 71 Comments

There are now 158 people with Covid-19 in intensive care.

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
# Disqualified
# Disqualified

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Tue 11:02 AM 4,239 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19
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Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19

Tue 7:58 AM 14,909 Views 12 Comments

The prison service is making arrangements for mass testing of prisoners and staff in both locations.

Several gorillas test positive for Covid-19 at San Diego Zoo
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Several gorillas test positive for Covid-19 at San Diego Zoo

Tue 7:31 AM 25,404 Views 40 Comments

The park’s executive director said aside from some coughing and congestion, the gorillas are doing well.

# coronavirus - Monday 11 January, 2021

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 4,929 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet Briefing
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# Nphet Briefing

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 4,929 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 7:45 PM 111,825 Views 233 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed at tonight’s NPHET’s briefing.

Celtic manager and 13 first-team players to miss tonight's game with Hibs due to Covid-19 case
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Celtic manager and 13 first-team players to miss tonight's game with Hibs due to Covid-19 case

Jan 11th 2021, 3:08 PM 20,344 Views 20 Comments

Defender Christopher Jullien tested positive for the virus after the Hoops’ controversial trip to Dubai.

Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns
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Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns

Jan 11th 2021, 2:26 PM 21,375 Views 46 Comments

Many items posted in Ireland during December for delivery across the world are still in transit.

Events industry offers help with mass vaccination rollout
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Events industry offers help with mass vaccination rollout

Jan 11th 2021, 12:02 PM 59,716 Views 46 Comments

An events representative group has written to officials to offer support with planning and delivering the rollout.

More than 1,500 people now in hospital with Covid-19 as Tánaiste agrees HSE facing 'darkest month'
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More than 1,500 people now in hospital with Covid-19 as Tánaiste agrees HSE facing 'darkest month'

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 10:20 AM 72,898 Views 118 Comments
  • 104 Covid-19 patients admitted to hospital in the past 24 hours.
  • There are 128 people in ICU.
  • Tánaiste says situation in hospitals is "still deteriorating".
Appeal issued to off-duty staff to report to Fermanagh hospital due to 'increasing pressures'
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# Northern Ireland

Appeal issued to off-duty staff to report to Fermanagh hospital due to 'increasing pressures'

Jan 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 21,500 Views 5 Comments

The appeal was issued last night and the situation has since stabilised.

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