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# covid19 - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: 8 deaths and 448 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 8 deaths and 448 new cases confirmed in Ireland

23 hours ago 60,081 Views 99 Comments

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

More than 250k vaccines administered in one week, as hospitalisations drop to 106
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More than 250k vaccines administered in one week, as hospitalisations drop to 106

Updated Wed 2:10 PM 27,102 Views 33 Comments

It is still unclear if expenditure on PPE and other equipment will taper off as the vaccination programme progresses.

# covid19 - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'
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Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'

Updated Tue 4:27 PM 33,131 Views 38 Comments

More than 1.8 million vaccines doses have been administered so far.

'A false reassurance': Health officials caution against widespread use of rapid antigen tests
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'A false reassurance': Health officials caution against widespread use of rapid antigen tests

Tue 6:00 AM 17,820 Views 45 Comments

Supermarket chain LIDL made headlines on Thursday when it announced it will stock rapid antigen testing kits in its stores.

# covid19 - Friday 7 May, 2021

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine
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WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

May 7th 2021, 4:45 PM 17,697 Views 11 Comments

This is the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality.

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports
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'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports

May 7th 2021, 1:10 PM 30,784 Views 16 Comments

The INMO’s annual conference today heard from a number of nurses who are suffering longer term effects of a Covid-19 diagnosis.

# covid19 - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Coronavirus: Eight deaths across several months and 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: Eight deaths across several months and 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated May 6th 2021, 6:40 PM 75,249 Views 101 Comments

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

60,000 dose shortfall in J&J vaccine supply next week as HSE says it will need to use the jab in under 50s
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60,000 dose shortfall in J&J vaccine supply next week as HSE says it will need to use the jab in under 50s

May 6th 2021, 5:01 PM 48,011 Views 21 Comments

Government will have to approve any widespread use of the vaccine in the under 50s.

Two new walk-in test centres to open in Donegal amid concerning rate of Covid-19
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Two new walk-in test centres to open in Donegal amid concerning rate of Covid-19

May 6th 2021, 3:30 PM 12,891 Views 19 Comments

The national 14-day incidence rate is 134.4 per 100,000 people while the latest incidence rate in Donegal stands at 307.8 cases per 100,000 people.

# covid19 - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Biden administration backs waiving of vaccine intellectual property protections
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Biden administration backs waiving of vaccine intellectual property protections

May 5th 2021, 9:35 PM 17,278 Views 14 Comments

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai warned that it would take time to forge a consensus.

# covid19 - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Gardaí in Donegal launch dedicated phone line for reporting Covid breaches
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Gardaí in Donegal launch dedicated phone line for reporting Covid breaches

May 4th 2021, 5:59 PM 20,472 Views 54 Comments

Public health officials have reported outbreaks in the county linked to social gatherings.

# covid19 - Monday 3 May, 2021

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'
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Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'

May 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 78,372 Views 114 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan has written an open letter to those who are fully vaccinated, advising them to trust in the protection a Covid vaccine gives them.

# covid19 - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Reader Q&A: Your questions on vaccines for pregnant women and the over 50s answered
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Reader Q&A: Your questions on vaccines for pregnant women and the over 50s answered

May 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 57,419 Views 49 Comments
  • As part of our Reader Q&A series throughout the pandemic, Órla Ryan and Michelle Hennessy have been asking the experts and getting the answers you need.
  • There is limited data from clinical trials on vaccines during pregnancy but real-world data indicates they are safe.
  • The over 50s will not be offered a choice of vaccines/

# covid19 - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Workers 'unlikely to return to offices until September' says Tánaiste
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Workers 'unlikely to return to offices until September' says Tánaiste

Apr 29th 2021, 7:50 PM 49,283 Views 38 Comments

Offices have been largely closed under public health advice since the onset of the pandemic.

Fully vaccinated people allowed meet indoors with one unvaccinated household from 10 May
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Fully vaccinated people allowed meet indoors with one unvaccinated household from 10 May

Apr 29th 2021, 6:27 PM 16,476 Views 16 Comments

The government this evening announced the easing of a number of Covid-19 restrictions in May and June.

# covid19 - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Coronavirus: 13 deaths, three of which happened in April, and 371 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 13 deaths, three of which happened in April, and 371 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 28th 2021, 5:43 PM 71,125 Views 91 Comments

The figures were released by NPHET this evening.

Taoiseach says largest delivery of Pfizer vaccines to Ireland - 191,800 doses - arrived today
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Taoiseach says largest delivery of Pfizer vaccines to Ireland - 191,800 doses - arrived today

Apr 28th 2021, 1:32 PM 30,055 Views 58 Comments

Martin said the HSE’s modelling is still based on delivering 450,000 doses per week by the middle of June.

HPSC reports 31 new outbreaks associated with schools and 22 in childcare facilities
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HPSC reports 31 new outbreaks associated with schools and 22 in childcare facilities

Apr 28th 2021, 12:12 PM 31,010 Views 32 Comments

The largest number of outbreaks continues to be seen in private homes.

# covid19 - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

India to be added to Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list
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India to be added to Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list

Apr 27th 2021, 2:41 PM 25,876 Views 21 Comments

Three cases of the B1617 variant, which was first identified in India, have been confirmed in the Republic.

# covid19 - Monday 26 April, 2021

EU launches legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine deliveries
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EU launches legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine deliveries

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 1:53 PM 33,284 Views 65 Comments

The Commission confirmed legal action against the company was launched on Friday.

# covid19 - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Fire at Baghdad Covid hospital kills 82, leaves 110 wounded
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Fire at Baghdad Covid hospital kills 82, leaves 110 wounded

Apr 25th 2021, 10:46 AM 12,549 Views 11 Comments

Flames spread quickly across multiple floors in the middle of the night.

India’s crematoria overwhelmed as coronavirus ‘swallows people like a monster’
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India’s crematoria overwhelmed as coronavirus ‘swallows people like a monster’

Apr 25th 2021, 9:36 AM 59,838 Views 79 Comments

The 349,691 confirmed cases over the past day took India’s total to more than 16.9 million, with 192,311 deaths.

Debunked: No, Professor Luke O'Neill didn't refuse a Covid vaccine because he 'didn't want' one
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Debunked: No, Professor Luke O'Neill didn't refuse a Covid vaccine because he 'didn't want' one

Apr 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 96,953 Views 0 Comments

O’Neill has said he will take any vaccine offered to him – when he is eligible for one.

# covid19 - Saturday 24 April, 2021

US health officials lift suspension of Johnson & Johnson Covid jab
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US health officials lift suspension of Johnson & Johnson Covid jab

Apr 24th 2021, 7:34 AM 17,613 Views 31 Comments

Fifteen cases of blood clots were uncovered among nearly eight million vaccinations.

How is Ireland's vaccine rollout going? Here's what this week's figures tell us
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How is Ireland's vaccine rollout going? Here's what this week's figures tell us

Apr 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 58,046 Views 68 Comments

To hit 80% first doses 10 weeks from now about 2.2 million first doses will need to be administered by 30 June.

# covid19 - Thursday 22 April, 2021

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s
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National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:11 PM 9,313 Views 9 Comments

Everyone in this cohort will be contacted over the next week by the HSE.

# covid19 - 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

Apr 20th 2021, 7:44 PM 20,619 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.

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

Apr 20th 2021, 6:45 AM 45,586 Views 35 Comments

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

# covid19 - Saturday 17 April, 2021

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

Apr 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,872 Views 17 Comments

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said on Thursday that Ireland “is in a far better position” but that “we do have a way to go” yet.

# covid19 - 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

Apr 16th 2021, 8:30 PM 18,486 Views 37 Comments

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

Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts
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Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts

Apr 16th 2021, 7:48 PM 12,128 Views 16 Comments

In Ireland, women who are between 14-33 weeks pregnant can get the Pfizer vaccine if they consult with their clinician.

Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 16th 2021, 6:01 PM 90,797 Views 127 Comments

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

# covid19 - Thursday 15 April, 2021

‘Better than anything we could have hoped for’: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
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‘Better than anything we could have hoped for’: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Apr 15th 2021, 9:01 PM 54,761 Views 68 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what we learned from NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

More than 18,000 people so far have registered on the HSE portal for their vaccine
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More than 18,000 people so far have registered on the HSE portal for their vaccine

Apr 15th 2021, 2:28 PM 34,056 Views 50 Comments

The online portal is open for those aged 69 first, rolling out over the following four days to those aged 68, 67, 66 and then 65.

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 86,939 Views 60 Comments

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

NPHET set to move briefings to once a week from May as vaccines rolled out
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NPHET set to move briefings to once a week from May as vaccines rolled out

Apr 15th 2021, 6:45 AM 25,747 Views 39 Comments

Health officials are considering holding only one briefing a week from May.

# covid19 - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

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 21,690 Views 23 Comments

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

# covid19 - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
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Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Apr 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 33,812 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

# covid19 - Monday 12 April, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to 65-69s and the registration system?
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Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to 65-69s and the registration system?

Apr 12th 2021, 12:04 PM 23,414 Views 0 Comments

The registration system for this cohort is due to launch shortly.

# covid19 - Sunday 11 April, 2021

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout
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HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout

Apr 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 22,827 Views 40 Comments

Some in government are concerned that bureaucracy will prevent short-notice additional hires that may be needed later on.

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