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#Covid-19

# covid-19 - Today’s News

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

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

2 hours ago 5,273 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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# Coronavirus

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

Updated 2 hours ago 31,776 Views 46 Comments

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

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay
# Shipment
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# Shipment

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay

3 hours ago 13,033 Views 16 Comments

The Pfizer plant in Belgium is working to increase capacity.

# covid-19 - Yesterday’s News

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

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

22 hours ago 122,558 Views 188 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.”

22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
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# Northern Ireland

22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Sat 3:14 PM 17,857 Views 21 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health has said the health service is facing “unparalleled pressures”.

Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people
# Covid Vaccine
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# Covid Vaccine

Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people

Sat 10:21 AM 108,779 Views 0 Comments

Common vaccine side effects, such as a fever, nausea and diarrhoea, may have contributed to the deaths, a health regulator said.

'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 78,449 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
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

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

Sat 8:30 AM 38,940 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.

# covid-19 - Friday 15 January, 2021

Gardaí appeal for people to "stay at home" this weekend
# Gardaí
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# Gardaí

Gardaí appeal for people to "stay at home" this weekend

Fri 6:25 PM 50,123 Views 49 Comments

Gardaí said they will continue to engage with the public but will issue tickets to those who ignore the regulations to stay at home.

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

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

Fri 5:25 PM 98,167 Views 202 Comments

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

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

Three mass vaccination centres for GPs to run tomorrow

Fri 3:40 PM 52,109 Views 33 Comments

Daily vaccination figures will be published from 25 January.

Taoiseach says 'virus will dictate' if he can make St Patrick's day trip to White House
# Shamrock Bowl
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# Shamrock Bowl

Taoiseach says 'virus will dictate' if he can make St Patrick's day trip to White House

Updated Fri 3:02 PM 16,215 Views 57 Comments

Micheál Martin says it’s ‘early days’ but that Covid-19 is causing problems for bilateral meetings.

Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers
# Antigen Test
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# Antigen Test

Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers

Fri 2:24 PM 16,309 Views 19 Comments

The antigen tests come as Dutch authorities have banned untested passengers from entering the country.

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

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

Fri 2:10 PM 115,305 Views 61 Comments

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

FactCheck: No, the WHO didn't say a positive Covid-19 test is more likely due to a cold
# Factcheck
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# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the WHO didn't say a positive Covid-19 test is more likely due to a cold

Fri 11:54 AM 12,855 Views 0 Comments

False claims on social media have inaccurately attributed a quote to the World Health Organization.

1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

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

Fri 9:15 AM 37,377 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.
France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19 From TheJournal.ie

France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19

Fri 8:03 AM 31,547 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
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

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

Fri 7:20 AM 20,459 Views 25 Comments

The ban also covers Panama, Portugal and Cape Verde.

If you received a Covid wage support in 2020, you'll find out today how much income tax you owe
# Tax Bills
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# Tax Bills

If you received a Covid wage support in 2020, you'll find out today how much income tax you owe

Fri 6:10 AM 54,263 Views 79 Comments

Preliminary statements of tax liability for 2020 will be available to PAYE workers today.

# covid-19 - Thursday 14 January, 2021

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 7,026 Views 14 Comments

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

The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave
# Podcast
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# Podcast

The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave

Thu 12:00 PM 22,148 Views 1 Comment

They speak to us about the challenges of this current phase of the pandemic.

Debunked: A comparison of deaths between January and October 2020 and other years is misleading
# Debunked
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# Debunked

Debunked: A comparison of deaths between January and October 2020 and other years is misleading

Thu 6:10 AM 50,622 Views 0 Comments

The post incorrectly compares CSO data for ten months in 2020 with previous years.

Factfind: Did the government actually follow NPHET's advice heading into December?
# Advice
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# Advice

Factfind: Did the government actually follow NPHET's advice heading into December?

Thu 12:05 AM 57,263 Views 0 Comments

This week, Health Mininister Stephen Donnelly denied the government had gone against public health advice.

# covid-19 - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Government plans to have almost 4 million people vaccinated by end of September, says Donnelly
# Vaccine Plan
From TheJournal.ie
# Vaccine Plan

Government plans to have almost 4 million people vaccinated by end of September, says Donnelly

Wed 5:11 PM 37,620 Views 84 Comments

Varadkar says between 50,000 and 55,000 people will be vaccinated this week.

Pfizer CEO says there is 'encouraging' data on whether its vaccine stops Covid transmission
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Pfizer CEO says there is 'encouraging' data on whether its vaccine stops Covid transmission

Wed 3:12 PM 43,731 Views 39 Comments

“We know that in animals, [there is] significant protection from transferring the virus,” Dr Albert Bourla told an the EPP Group health event.

'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 51,687 Views 119 Comments

158 people are in intensive care.

Ireland striker Ronan Curtis recovering following Covid-19 diagnosis
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

Ireland striker Ronan Curtis recovering following Covid-19 diagnosis

Wed 9:39 AM 3,040 Views 1 Comment

Portsmouth striker developed Covid symptoms and tested positive, but is now ‘feeling fine’.

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

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

Wed 9:16 AM 83,903 Views 129 Comments

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

# covid-19 - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

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

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

Tue 5:55 PM 147,257 Views 226 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

French government demands more detail before final Six Nations decision
# Protocols
# Protocols

French government demands more detail before final Six Nations decision

Tue 5:44 PM 3,429 Views 0 Comments

The Ministry of Sport wants guarantees about the Covid-19 protocols in Ireland and England.

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

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

Updated Tue 2:10 PM 39,202 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 4,237 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
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

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

Tue 7:58 AM 14,906 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
# San Diego
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# San Diego

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

Tue 7:31 AM 25,399 Views 40 Comments

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

# covid-19 - Monday 11 January, 2021

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

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

Updated Mon 7:45 PM 111,809 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
# Depleted
# Depleted

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 20,338 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
# Delays
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# Delays

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

Jan 11th 2021, 2:26 PM 21,297 Views 46 Comments

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

Reshuffle sees Tottenham-Aston Villa postponed and Spurs take on Fulham in midweek instead
# Late Notice
# Late Notice

Reshuffle sees Tottenham-Aston Villa postponed and Spurs take on Fulham in midweek instead

Jan 11th 2021, 1:19 PM 3,819 Views 1 Comment

There have been some changes to this week’s Premier League fixtures.

More than 1,500 people now in hospital with Covid-19 as Tánaiste agrees HSE facing 'darkest month'
# Hospital Figures
From TheJournal.ie
# Hospital Figures

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 72,863 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'
# Northern Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Northern Ireland

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

Jan 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 21,491 Views 5 Comments

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

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