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'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste
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'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste

Jan 21st 2021, 1:30 PM 27,679 Views 42 Comments

‘They didn’t come in Covid positive, they picked up Covid while in the hospital,’ said Leo Varadkar.

Post-match parties and house gatherings: Where GPs notice Covid outbreaks originating
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Post-match parties and house gatherings: Where GPs notice Covid outbreaks originating

Oct 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 50,784 Views 53 Comments

A GP said one outbreak was linked to match celebrations where team members drank shots out of a championship cup.

There are 2,475 'open' outbreaks of Covid-19 in Ireland with 522 new outbreaks notified last week
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There are 2,475 'open' outbreaks of Covid-19 in Ireland with 522 new outbreaks notified last week

Oct 15th 2020, 11:45 AM 27,556 Views 33 Comments

The HPSC published its latest report on outbreaks and clusters in Ireland this morning.

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:49 PM 29,096 Views 39 Comments

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.

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

Aug 18th 2020, 9:13 PM 36,867 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2020, 4:15 PM 59,706 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Aug 7th 2020, 6:27 PM 43,721 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach addressed the country after 6pm this evening.

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

Jul 16th 2020, 1:28 PM 31,233 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Jul 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 25,039 Views 9 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 78,432 Views 31 Comments

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.

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

May 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,922 Views 25 Comments

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

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

May 22nd 2020, 8:49 AM 16,778 Views 32 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2020, 7:56 PM 107,996 Views 74 Comments

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

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

May 2nd 2020, 6:00 AM 13,890 Views 6 Comments

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

Several Covid-19 clusters reported at meat processing plants
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Several Covid-19 clusters reported at meat processing plants

Updated May 1st 2020, 4:19 PM 103,094 Views 97 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 59,369 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 2:15 PM 57,061 Views 99 Comments

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

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

Apr 3rd 2020, 12:29 PM 29,253 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Updated Mar 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 38,400 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2020, 4:46 PM 49,589 Views 70 Comments

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