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From TheJournal.ie Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told Clusters

Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told

Alan Kelly TD said we can’t have a situation where workers are going into meat plants having taken paracetamol or Calpol to hide their temperature.

From TheJournal.ie Estimated 400 out of 1,250 Covid-19 cases in past 14 days connected to meat factories or direct provision Coronavirus

Estimated 400 out of 1,250 Covid-19 cases in past 14 days connected to meat factories or direct provision

Earlier today, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly confirmed a further 120 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield Covid-19

What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield

A number of counties are experiencing new outbreaks, but smaller in scale compared to the counties where restrictions are in place.

From TheJournal.ie 'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect Outbreaks

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect

The Taoiseach addressed the country after 6pm this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in proportion of Covid-19 close contacts failing to take up offer of test Covid Testing

Increase in proportion of Covid-19 close contacts failing to take up offer of test

Public health officials have identified a number of clusters in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike Clusters

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike

Victoria – home to more than 6.6 million people – announced a record 127 new cases today.

From TheJournal.ie 'It wouldn't be a failure': Why there may be more clusters as Ireland re-opens and the plan to manage them Through The Phases

'It wouldn't be a failure': Why there may be more clusters as Ireland re-opens and the plan to manage them

Dr Tony Holohan said this week we’re “better placed” now to deal with an outbreak or cluster now than we may have been in February.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April Clusters

Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April

Many complainants raised concerns about social distancing and infection control measures in homes as the virus spread.

From TheJournal.ie NPHET to meet to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in meat factories Clusters

NPHET to meet to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in meat factories

Last night it emerged that 828 workers have been diagnosed across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Ten clusters and 566 cases of Covid-19 have been identified at meat processing plants Meat Processors

Ten clusters and 566 cases of Covid-19 have been identified at meat processing plants

The figures emerged during a briefing from health officials this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's distressing for families': Call for repeat Covid-19 testing in nursing homes Clusters

'It's distressing for families': Call for repeat Covid-19 testing in nursing homes

Over 200 clusters of the virus have been reported in nursing homes to date.

From TheJournal.ie Several Covid-19 clusters reported at meat processing plants Agriculture

Several Covid-19 clusters reported at meat processing plants

The agriculture minister confirmed that there are six clusters at meat processing plants.

From TheJournal.ie 89-year-old man who died in nursing home had been waiting 15 days for Covid-19 test result Nursing Homes

89-year-old man who died in nursing home had been waiting 15 days for Covid-19 test result

Jerry Ryan’s family said some eight residents are also waiting for their results back.

From TheJournal.ie Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country HPSC

Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country

Figures correct as of midnight on Wednesday were released this morning by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

From TheJournal.ie New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes Outbreak

New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes

Nursing homes now account for 23.8% of Covid-19 clusters in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes Nursing Homes Ireland

Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes

Minister Simon Harris met with representatives of nursing homes today to discuss their role in the Covid-19 crisis.

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.