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#Covid-19

# covid-19 - Yesterday’s News

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery

22 hours ago 14,263 Views 24 Comments

The budget carrier is aiming to hire 5,000 new workers, group chief executive Michael O’Leary said.

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'

Updated 22 hours ago 111,660 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the hospital urged anyone with concerns about care to get in contact.

# covid-19 - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,185 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,185 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Wed 5:17 PM 31,650 Views 53 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

Ireland to donate at least one million vaccines to Covax initiative
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

Ireland to donate at least one million vaccines to Covax initiative

Wed 3:29 PM 7,762 Views 15 Comments

The Covax programme aims to supply poorer countries with vaccines from wealthy nations.

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says

Updated Wed 9:21 AM 10,742 Views 15 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen this morning delivered her annual State of the European Union address.

# covid-19 - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

CMO: Reimposing Covid-19 restrictions 'cannot be ruled out' in the future
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

CMO: Reimposing Covid-19 restrictions 'cannot be ruled out' in the future

Tue 6:21 PM 49,463 Views 128 Comments
  • Dr. Tony Holohan is set outline ​"an uncertain trajectory" for the virus to TDs tomorrow
  • Holohan will also make a plea to employers to facilitate self-isolation for symptomatic employees
  • NIAC's Professor Karina Butler will also raise global vaccine supplies as part of booster debate
Coronavirus: 1,181 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,181 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Tue 6:11 PM 43,883 Views 73 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

# covid-19 - Monday 13 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,394 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,394 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 5:40 PM 41,833 Views 46 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

Auckland to remain under strict lockdown conditions over new infections
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Auckland to remain under strict lockdown conditions over new infections

Mon 11:13 AM 17,107 Views 10 Comments

New Zealand has reported 33 new cases of Covid-19 as it battles an outbreak that came from Australia.

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan

Mon 7:16 AM 26,674 Views 33 Comments

He is to due to set out his plan to get England through coronavirus over the autumn and winter.

# covid-19 - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Rules around close contacts in schools may have to change, says HSE boss
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Rules around close contacts in schools may have to change, says HSE boss

Sun 7:40 PM 52,845 Views 32 Comments

Paul Reid said today that there has been a surge in demand for testing since children returned to school.

Coronavirus: 1,346 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,346 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 1:26 PM 40,305 Views 49 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

Opinion: The mental health impacts of this pandemic are yet to be understood
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: The mental health impacts of this pandemic are yet to be understood

Sun 7:45 AM 15,376 Views 14 Comments

Dr Stephen McWilliams says mental health difficulties should be taken into consideration as we emerge from the past 18 months of trauma.

# covid-19 - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,466 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,466 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Sat 4:32 PM 49,136 Views 45 Comments

As of 8am this morning, 311 people were in hospital with the virus, 58 number of whom are in intensive care.

Rotunda Hospital to relax some Covid-19 restrictions for partners from Monday
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Rotunda Hospital to relax some Covid-19 restrictions for partners from Monday

Sat 11:10 AM 26,616 Views 53 Comments

The hospital has issued new guidelines following the public criticism.

Explainer: How schools are handling Covid-19 pressure not long after reopening
# Children
# Children

Explainer: How schools are handling Covid-19 pressure not long after reopening

Sep 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,117 Views 9 Comments

Schools reopened their doors to pupils over the last couple of weeks – how have they been dealing with Covid cases?

# covid-19 - Friday 10 September, 2021

'Go and get the jab' – Newcastle player reveals how severely he was affected by Covid-19
# Warning
From The42
# Warning

'Go and get the jab' – Newcastle player reveals how severely he was affected by Covid-19

Sep 10th 2021, 9:26 PM 7,041 Views 1 Comment

Karl Darlow lost five kilograms in weight as he battled the illness.

Former French Health Minister charged over handling of Covid-19 pandemic
# Agnes Buzyn
# Agnes Buzyn

Former French Health Minister charged over handling of Covid-19 pandemic

Sep 10th 2021, 7:17 PM 33,055 Views 0 Comments

She’s been charged with “endangering the lives of others”, the prosecutor of the Republic’s Court of Justice said.

Coronavirus: 1,620 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,620 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 10th 2021, 5:20 PM 37,102 Views 117 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this afternoon.

Denmark lifts the last of its Covid restrictions
# Vaccine Passports
# Vaccine Passports

Denmark lifts the last of its Covid restrictions

Sep 10th 2021, 7:18 AM 26,554 Views 32 Comments

50,000 people will attend a concert in Copenhagen tomorrow.

Restrictions on short stay visa processing will be lifted on Monday, Humphreys confirms
# Travel
# Travel

Restrictions on short stay visa processing will be lifted on Monday, Humphreys confirms

Sep 10th 2021, 6:15 AM 16,453 Views 6 Comments

This will benefit travellers from all countries which require a visa to enter Ireland.

# covid-19 - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'
# America
# America

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'

Sep 9th 2021, 10:55 PM 33,162 Views 72 Comments

Measures include all US-based employers with more than 100 workers will have to ensure employees are vaccinated.

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over

Sep 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 15,022 Views 31 Comments

Under the proposal, all children attending in-person classes would need to have their first dose by 21 November.

Highest Covid-19 rates in children were recorded during school holidays, HSE says
# Children
# Children

Highest Covid-19 rates in children were recorded during school holidays, HSE says

Sep 9th 2021, 6:12 PM 21,128 Views 29 Comments

There were 1,000 cases per week on average during school term.

Coronavirus: 1,292 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,292 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 9th 2021, 5:14 PM 40,725 Views 33 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this afternoon.

Nerve disorder listed as 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca jab
# Guillain Barré Syndrome
# Guillain Barré Syndrome

Nerve disorder listed as 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca jab

Sep 9th 2021, 7:27 AM 34,530 Views 43 Comments

The disorder is a nerve inflammation that may cause temporary paralysis and difficulty breathing.

Opinion: Coping with Long Covid - how exercise and other treatments can help
# Medicine
# Medicine

Opinion: Coping with Long Covid - how exercise and other treatments can help

Sep 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,567 Views 37 Comments

The focus on research into and symptoms of Long Covid needs to be complimented by treatment options, writes Dr Jennifer Dineen.

# covid-19 - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,545 new cases confirmed in Ireland as 43 deaths registered in past week
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,545 new cases confirmed in Ireland as 43 deaths registered in past week

Sep 8th 2021, 5:49 PM 60,845 Views 65 Comments

335 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, including 56 in ICU.

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival returning this year after being cancelled due to Covid-19 in 2020
# It's Back
# It's Back

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival returning this year after being cancelled due to Covid-19 in 2020

Sep 8th 2021, 5:23 PM 13,860 Views 18 Comments

The festival is set to take place over the bank holiday weekend from 22 to 25 October.

Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab

Sep 8th 2021, 11:41 AM 19,172 Views 11 Comments

In a new Irish study 94% of the positive nose/throat samples also tested positive for Covid-19 via the saliva test.

# covid-19 - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

HSE halts walk-in testing nationwide and calls on people to book slots instead
# Walk In Testing
# Walk In Testing

HSE halts walk-in testing nationwide and calls on people to book slots instead

Sep 7th 2021, 11:00 PM 47,334 Views 30 Comments

The demand for testing has increased by 35% over the last two days.

Coronavirus: 1,470 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,470 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 7th 2021, 4:32 PM 40,225 Views 36 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this afternoon.

Man jailed for five years for spreading Covid-19 after breaching quarantine rules in Vietnam
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

Man jailed for five years for spreading Covid-19 after breaching quarantine rules in Vietnam

Sep 7th 2021, 12:18 PM 23,956 Views 34 Comments

State media said eight people became infected because of La Van Tri.

Justin Trudeau hit by small stones thrown by protesters
# Canada
# Canada

Justin Trudeau hit by small stones thrown by protesters

Sep 7th 2021, 9:41 AM 22,887 Views 25 Comments

The Canadian Prime Minister has faced pushback over his response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# covid-19 - Monday 6 September, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,144 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,144 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sep 6th 2021, 5:40 PM 44,048 Views 46 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

FIFA investigating Brazil-Argentina abandonment after coronavirus fiasco From The42

FIFA investigating Brazil-Argentina abandonment after coronavirus fiasco

Sep 6th 2021, 3:54 PM 3,153 Views 0 Comments

Premier League players Cristian Romero, Giovani Lo Celso, Emiliano Martinez and Emiliano Buendia were said to have breached Covid-19 regulations.

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 continues to decline
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 continues to decline

Sep 6th 2021, 2:17 PM 26,062 Views 35 Comments
  • The total number of confirmed cases in the last two weeks before September was 23,422.
  • Donegal and Monaghan have the highest incidence rates of any county.
  • There are currently 351 people with Covid-19 in hospital.
Dublin Airport passenger numbers down 60% in August compared to pre-pandemic levels
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport passenger numbers down 60% in August compared to pre-pandemic levels

Sep 6th 2021, 11:02 AM 12,915 Views 20 Comments

Almost 1,260,000 people passed through the airport last month.

# covid-19 - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier suspended over Covid-19 protocol controversy
# Hold Up
From The42
# Hold Up

Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier suspended over Covid-19 protocol controversy

Sep 5th 2021, 9:04 PM 42,325 Views 27 Comments

The game was halted shortly after kick-off.

Health service expects ‘busy’ September for Covid-19 testing in schools
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Health service expects ‘busy’ September for Covid-19 testing in schools

Sep 5th 2021, 5:13 PM 16,119 Views 19 Comments

The HSE national lead said the executive was already tracking and carrying out testing in several hundred schools since they re-opened.

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