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Djokovic holds major stake in firm developing Covid drug - CEO
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Djokovic holds major stake in firm developing Covid drug - CEO

8 hours ago 7,054 Views 8 Comments

QuantBioRes is planning to launch clinical trials in the UK in the summer

Coronavirus: 12,138 new cases announced in Ireland, with 52 deaths notified in the past week
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Coronavirus: 12,138 new cases announced in Ireland, with 52 deaths notified in the past week

12 hours ago 75,635 Views 82 Comments

910 people are in hospital with Covid-19, including 90 in intensive care.

Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead
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Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead

Updated 16 hours ago 44,033 Views 54 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team is due to issue its latest guidance to government tomorrow.

WHO says pandemic 'nowhere near over' as France and Germany report record cases
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WHO says pandemic 'nowhere near over' as France and Germany report record cases

22 hours ago 37,313 Views 32 Comments

Germany’s cases soared past 100,000 and France reported nearly half a million cases yesterday.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Covid-19: 5,767 positive PCRs, 5,916 positive antigen tests, 979 in hospital and 93 in ICU
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Covid-19: 5,767 positive PCRs, 5,916 positive antigen tests, 979 in hospital and 93 in ICU

Tue 5:43 PM 47,269 Views 66 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

# coronavirus - Monday 17 January, 2022

Covid-19: 6,329 positive PCRs, 4,810 positive antigen tests, 1,006 in hospital and 97 in ICU
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Covid-19: 6,329 positive PCRs, 4,810 positive antigen tests, 1,006 in hospital and 97 in ICU

Mon 5:21 PM 69,714 Views 68 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds
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World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds

Mon 9:23 AM 34,378 Views 70 Comments

It also found that the wealth of Ireland’s nine billionaires has increased by 58% to €49.7 billion since the start of the pandemic.

# coronavirus - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Varadkar: Ireland coming to the point where it needs to 'move on' from Covid-19 restrictions
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Varadkar: Ireland coming to the point where it needs to 'move on' from Covid-19 restrictions

Sun 4:02 PM 67,946 Views 81 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar was speaking on RTE Radio.

Beijing reports first local Omicron case ahead of Winter Olympics
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Beijing reports first local Omicron case ahead of Winter Olympics

Sun 1:55 PM 13,679 Views 22 Comments

The infection comes less than three weeks before the Winter Olympic Games’ opening ceremony on 4 February.

Covid-19: 10,753 positive PCRs, 4,208 positive antigen tests, 965 in hospital and 88 in ICU
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Covid-19: 10,753 positive PCRs, 4,208 positive antigen tests, 965 in hospital and 88 in ICU

Sun 1:07 PM 63,932 Views 89 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

# coronavirus - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Leaving Cert student: The government needs to listen to students for once and for all
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Leaving Cert student: The government needs to listen to students for once and for all

Sat 7:00 PM 21,167 Views 0 Comments

Stella Butler shares her frustration at what she feels is a lack of long-term planning from government on schools.

Covid: 14,555 positive PCR cases and 5,406 antigens, 940 in hospital
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Covid: 14,555 positive PCR cases and 5,406 antigens, 940 in hospital

Sat 3:23 PM 74,810 Views 109 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief
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Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief

Sat 1:58 PM 20,759 Views 61 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country is seeing progress with Covid and that it is “stabilising”.

Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more partygate claims surface
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Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more partygate claims surface

Sat 12:15 PM 51,631 Views 25 Comments

Labour leader Keir Starmer said it was in the national interest for the Conservatives to ‘get rid’ of the Prime Minister.

System still under strain but latest data shows link between cases and hospitalisations weakening
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System still under strain but latest data shows link between cases and hospitalisations weakening

Sat 12:05 AM 23,988 Views 20 Comments
  • Despite record-breaking case numbers, the amount of people in hospital with Covid-19 is far short of the peak of the pandemic.
  • "The more Covid cases we have the less we can do of other things," the HSE has warned.
  • ICU doctors say Covid is having a direct impact on the care patients receive.

# coronavirus - Friday 14 January, 2022

Some government optimism about Covid-19 situation as decision over restrictions imminent
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Some government optimism about Covid-19 situation as decision over restrictions imminent

Updated Fri 11:11 PM 63,489 Views 74 Comments

An additional 17,065 cases of Covid-19 were reported in Ireland today.

No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral
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No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral

Updated Fri 1:02 PM 50,855 Views 80 Comments

Reports suggest senior official Sue Gray could censure PM following inquiry.

Most Covid-19 patients in hospital not requiring supplemental oxygen
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Most Covid-19 patients in hospital not requiring supplemental oxygen

Fri 11:57 AM 24,143 Views 53 Comments

A new review found that just 42% of patients in hospital with the disease have Covid-19 symptoms.

Hundreds of hospital staff, including healthcare workers, not vaccinated against Covid-19
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Hundreds of hospital staff, including healthcare workers, not vaccinated against Covid-19

Jan 14th 2022, 12:05 AM 77,936 Views 104 Comments
  • Almost 300 staff were considered 'at risk' to patients because of their vaccine status last November, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Nurses, healthcare assistants, therapists and a non-consultant hospital doctor among those unvaccinated.
  • Mandatory vaccination is not currently Government policy and the HSE redeploys staff it deems to be at risk to patients.

# coronavirus - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Covid-19: 18,904 new confirmed cases, 1,011 in hospital and 92 in ICU
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Covid-19: 18,904 new confirmed cases, 1,011 in hospital and 92 in ICU

Jan 13th 2022, 5:45 PM 43,169 Views 61 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

# coronavirus - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

NI Health Minister requests military aid to help relieve Covid pressure in hospitals
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NI Health Minister requests military aid to help relieve Covid pressure in hospitals

Jan 12th 2022, 6:55 PM 9,906 Views 2 Comments

This morning, there were 439 Covid-positive patients in hospital in Northern Ireland.

Covid-19: 20,909 cases, 1,055 in hospital, 83 deaths notified in past week
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Covid-19: 20,909 cases, 1,055 in hospital, 83 deaths notified in past week

Updated Jan 12th 2022, 6:30 PM 54,265 Views 75 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

As close contact rules change in Ireland, what's the advice in other parts of the world?
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As close contact rules change in Ireland, what's the advice in other parts of the world?

Jan 12th 2022, 6:00 PM 25,523 Views 9 Comments

The rules are different across the board. Let’s take a closer look.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Covid-19: 19,290 new confirmed cases, 1,062 in hospital and 92 in ICU
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Covid-19: 19,290 new confirmed cases, 1,062 in hospital and 92 in ICU

Jan 11th 2022, 5:42 PM 40,999 Views 68 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

Millions more locked down as China battles Omicron spread
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Millions more locked down as China battles Omicron spread

Updated Jan 11th 2022, 11:12 AM 23,859 Views 19 Comments

In England, people who test positive on an antigen test will no longer need to take a PCR test to confirm their result.

EU experts to discuss Genrui antigen tests after people report hundreds of false positives
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EU experts to discuss Genrui antigen tests after people report hundreds of false positives

Jan 11th 2022, 6:00 AM 19,915 Views 16 Comments

Irish retailers have taken the at-home Covid-19 test kits off the shelves.

# coronavirus - Monday 10 January, 2022

Covid-19: 23,909 cases brings Ireland's total to one million since pandemic began, with 1,063 in hospital, 89 in ICU today
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Covid-19: 23,909 cases brings Ireland's total to one million since pandemic began, with 1,063 in hospital, 89 in ICU today

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 5:56 PM 89,989 Views 151 Comments

The latest figures were reported by the Department of Health today.

Uganda’s schools reopen to students after world’s longest pandemic disruption
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Uganda’s schools reopen to students after world’s longest pandemic disruption

Jan 10th 2022, 1:39 PM 10,989 Views 1 Comment

Uganda’s schools have been fully or partially shut for more than 83 weeks.

# coronavirus - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Covid-19: 21,384 new confirmed cases, 984 in hospital and 83 in ICU
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Covid-19: 21,384 new confirmed cases, 984 in hospital and 83 in ICU

Jan 9th 2022, 12:21 PM 52,838 Views 70 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

Japan agrees US military curbs to tackle 'sharp rise' in Covid cases
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Japan agrees US military curbs to tackle 'sharp rise' in Covid cases

Jan 9th 2022, 8:22 AM 23,260 Views 13 Comments

The spike has been blamed on the US military because the case increases are most pronounced in areas near the bases.

# coronavirus - Friday 7 January, 2022

Coveney dodges questions on lockdown-breaking champagne bash at his department
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Coveney dodges questions on lockdown-breaking champagne bash at his department

Jan 7th 2022, 10:26 PM 34,159 Views 0 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister has refused to answer questions about the party held by officials in June 2020.

Irish Prison Service cancels in person visits to inmates in all jails in response to Covid-19
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Irish Prison Service cancels in person visits to inmates in all jails in response to Covid-19

Jan 7th 2022, 9:10 PM 16,878 Views 0 Comments

Family visits will be temporarily suspended from 10 January until 24 January, 2022.

Covid-19: 21,926 new confirmed cases, 936 in hospital and 84 in ICU
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Covid-19: 21,926 new confirmed cases, 936 in hospital and 84 in ICU

Jan 7th 2022, 5:03 PM 53,875 Views 125 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

Jury trials at Central and Circuit courts postponed due to Covid-19
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Jury trials at Central and Circuit courts postponed due to Covid-19

Jan 7th 2022, 2:53 PM 7,153 Views 0 Comments

All hearings scheduled at the Supreme Court until the end of January will be heard by remote platform.

State spent almost €25 million on mandatory hotel quarantine, new figures show
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State spent almost €25 million on mandatory hotel quarantine, new figures show

Jan 7th 2022, 10:52 AM 10,082 Views 21 Comments

Approximately €9.5 million was collected from those that had to use the service.

UK to deploy troops to London hospitals impacted by Covid-related staff shortages
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UK to deploy troops to London hospitals impacted by Covid-related staff shortages

Jan 7th 2022, 9:39 AM 11,289 Views 17 Comments

The deployment will include 40 military medics and 160 general duty personnel.

# coronavirus - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Covid-19: 23,817 new confirmed cases, 941 in hospital and 90 in ICU
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Covid-19: 23,817 new confirmed cases, 941 in hospital and 90 in ICU

Jan 6th 2022, 5:31 PM 83,335 Views 169 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

District Court Judge refuses free legal aid for alleged Covid-19 breach cases
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District Court Judge refuses free legal aid for alleged Covid-19 breach cases

Jan 6th 2022, 3:45 PM 32,481 Views 0 Comments

Judge Joanne Carroll was hearing a number of cases of alleged breaches of the Covid-19 regulations from early 2021.

Over 500 Covid outbreaks associated with school students and staff in second half of 2021
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Over 500 Covid outbreaks associated with school students and staff in second half of 2021

Jan 6th 2022, 2:01 PM 16,356 Views 39 Comments

That’s according to the latest data from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

Thousands of principals fear impact of teacher shortages as schools reopen today
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Thousands of principals fear impact of teacher shortages as schools reopen today

Jan 6th 2022, 6:00 AM 17,426 Views 41 Comments

Student teachers are being drafted in to cover Covid absences.

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