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#Covid-19

# covid-19 - Monday 23 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Names of towns and regions where Covid-19 clusters are should be released, says Martin Covid-19

Names of towns and regions where Covid-19 clusters are should be released, says Martin

Martin said it might change public behaviour if people know their areas have been affected.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant closures, gardaí stress social distancing, Olympic Games face delay: Today's Covid-19 main points Coronavirus

Restaurant closures, gardaí stress social distancing, Olympic Games face delay: Today's Covid-19 main points

There are 906 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie British Health Secretary says people ignoring social-distancing advice are ‘selfish’ Coronavirus

British Health Secretary says people ignoring social-distancing advice are ‘selfish’

Over the weekend, photos emerged showing crowds of people visiting open spaces across many parts of the UK and Ireland.

O'Neills sportswear to start manufacturing scrubs for healthcare staff

The company made the announcement this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Supermacs, Starbucks, Subway and Krispy Kreme all to close their doors Shutting Down

Supermacs, Starbucks, Subway and Krispy Kreme all to close their doors

McDonald’s announced yesterday that it was closing all its Irish stores.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: How long can Covid-19 survive on plastic, metal and other surfaces? Explainer

Coronavirus: How long can Covid-19 survive on plastic, metal and other surfaces?

Studies suggest that the virus can live for days outside the body, depending on the surface.

'There's bigger things happening, this is just an injury' - Surgery in Oz and hoping to get home to Ireland

Mayo and West Coast Eagles star Grace Kelly has had a whirlwind few days.

'Everything happened very fast' - Arsenal boss Arteta makes full recovery from Covid-19

The Gunners manager tested positive for the virus 10 days ago.

From TheJournal.ie Government concerned about weekend crowds but further restrictions won't be based on 'what's trending on Twitter' Coronavirus

Government concerned about weekend crowds but further restrictions won't be based on 'what's trending on Twitter'

It is expected that further recommendations will be made by public health officials tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online Coronavirus

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online

The office is temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Grafton Street footfall plummets by 75% as people stay away from Dublin city centre Pandemic

Grafton Street footfall plummets by 75% as people stay away from Dublin city centre

Customer-facing businesses – employing 35,000 people – have mostly shut according to Dublin Town.

'We're ready for the worst' - Fears over future of cash-strapped NRL as season is suspended

Australia’s National Rugby League has been postponed two rounds into the new campaign.

Seamus Coleman makes hefty donation to group feeding Ireland's frontline workers

The Ireland captain donated €20,000 to ‘Feed the Heroes.’

From TheJournal.ie From shaking hands to a potential 'total lockdown': How the UK has rapidly shifted its position on Covid-19 Coronavirus

From shaking hands to a potential 'total lockdown': How the UK has rapidly shifted its position on Covid-19

After reports of the public flouting social distancing guidelines, the pressure is on Boris Johnson to take tougher action on the coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland to temporarily shut more than 100 branches across the country Covid-19

Bank of Ireland to temporarily shut more than 100 branches across the country

The bank said that 161 branches would remain open to offer a full service.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Weinstein reported to have tested positive for coronavirus Convicted

Harvey Weinstein reported to have tested positive for coronavirus

Sources told TMZ that Weinstein was one of two inmates to test positive at a New York prison.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus regional carrier to suspend all international flights following 'unprecedented' drop in demand Stobart Air

Aer Lingus regional carrier to suspend all international flights following 'unprecedented' drop in demand

Stobart Air will suspend all flights from Dublin from this week.

Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japanese prime minister says delay may be 'inevitable'

The uncertainty amidst the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Demonising the young, the old or anyone else in society will not help us battle Covid-19 Young And Old

Opinion: Demonising the young, the old or anyone else in society will not help us battle Covid-19

Ian Power of SpunOut.ie says young people are upset and concerned about the coronavirus, and blaming them for its spread is unhelpful.

From TheJournal.ie Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times Social Distancing

Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times

An Post is also asking customers to not bring children to post offices, if possible.

From TheJournal.ie 'Times are strange and we're being thrown right in': Student nurses joining the frontlines in Covid-19 crisis Unpaid Placement

'Times are strange and we're being thrown right in': Student nurses joining the frontlines in Covid-19 crisis

Student nurses often do their work placements without pay.

# covid-19 - Sunday 22 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: 48 more deaths in the UK as Boris Johnson resists closures of parks and playgrounds Death Toll

Coronavirus: 48 more deaths in the UK as Boris Johnson resists closures of parks and playgrounds

This represents the biggest jump in deaths for the nation since the crisis began.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: McDonald's to close all Irish restaurants from tomorrow Fast Food

Coronavirus: McDonald's to close all Irish restaurants from tomorrow

The closure affects all Irish and UK restaurants.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Fourth death confirmed as 121 new cases confirmed in Ireland, bringing total to 906 New Cases

Coronavirus: Fourth death confirmed as 121 new cases confirmed in Ireland, bringing total to 906

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan confirmed the news this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Deaths in both Republic and Northern Ireland as cases on island now top 1,000: Today's Covid-19 main points Coronavirus

Deaths in both Republic and Northern Ireland as cases on island now top 1,000: Today's Covid-19 main points

There have been 1,034 confirmed cases on the island of Ireland.

'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk'

Athletes from several sports have criticised the IOC’s advice that they continue to prepare for the Games “as best they can”.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have to take the fight to the virus': WHO's Michael Ryan says lockdowns are not enough Covid-19 This post contains videos

'We have to take the fight to the virus': WHO's Michael Ryan says lockdowns are not enough

Ryan said countries must “actively look” for those infected.

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'

Dublin and Melbourne star Niamh McEvoy on the AFLW through the Covid-19 crisis and her debut season there.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of a litre of petrol at lowest level recorded since April 2016 Fuel

Cost of a litre of petrol at lowest level recorded since April 2016

The coronavirus pandemic and a significant drop in crude oil costs are among the factors behind the drop in price.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí stop cars entering packed carpark at Clare beach Lahinch

Gardaí stop cars entering packed carpark at Clare beach

Clare Civil Defence volunteers were deployed to Lahinch and Kilkee.

Liverpool FC offer stewards to supermarkets amid virus panic

The chief executive of Liverpool has made the offer.

From TheJournal.ie Emirates to cancel most passenger flights from Wednesday amid coronavirus pandemic Travel Restrictions

Emirates to cancel most passenger flights from Wednesday amid coronavirus pandemic

The company will also reduce salaries for the majority of its employees for three months but said it will not cut jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Social distancing: Glendalough upper car park and Sally Gap closed due to 'sheer volume of traffic' Wicklow

Social distancing: Glendalough upper car park and Sally Gap closed due to 'sheer volume of traffic'

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said earlier this week that there’s been an increase in people using parks.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Cancer Society to fund remote counselling for people who can't have face-to-face sessions due to Covid-19 Coronavirus

Irish Cancer Society to fund remote counselling for people who can't have face-to-face sessions due to Covid-19

The service is available to both adults and children who are affected by cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Second death confirmed in Northern Ireland and 20 more cases Covid-19

Coronavirus: Second death confirmed in Northern Ireland and 20 more cases

The patient was elderly and had an underlying medical condition.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ's Crimecall to broadcast live from Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park Garda Hq
From TheJournal.ie Ireland places huge orders for Covid-19 testing equipment and face masks On Their Way

Ireland places huge orders for Covid-19 testing equipment and face masks

Health Service Executive boss Paul Reid said good progress is being made on obtaining extra test kits.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged Lockdown

Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged

There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.

From TheJournal.ie About 40,000 people in Ireland waiting for Covid-19 test, all told to self-isolate while they wait Coronavirus

About 40,000 people in Ireland waiting for Covid-19 test, all told to self-isolate while they wait

HSE officials said the wait time is typically four to five days.

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

The Belgium international recently returned to China after a spell in Dubai.