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Coronavirus: 1,408 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,408 new cases confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 43,240 Views 73 Comments

The Department confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Sydney extends lockdown as Covid-19 cluster grows
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Sydney extends lockdown as Covid-19 cluster grows

4 hours ago 15,899 Views 13 Comments

The lockdown of Australia’s largest city will last at least until 28 August.

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey
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Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey

6 hours ago 7,964 Views 5 Comments

63% were concerned about their children’s emotional development and 51% were concerned about social skills.

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout
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Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout

8 hours ago 9,208 Views 90 Comments

This will also extend to those who live with people with underlying conditions.

Coronavirus: 1,120 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,120 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 5:50 PM 71,349 Views 99 Comments

142 patients are in hospital with Covid-19, including 27 in intensive care units.

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow
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Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow

Mon 8:14 PM 48,058 Views 96 Comments

The health minister announced the news today.

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 6:10 PM 76,625 Views 112 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
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Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

Mon 6:00 PM 26,726 Views 13 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
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'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland

Mon 4:49 PM 26,125 Views 63 Comments

A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
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Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

Mon 11:54 AM 29,130 Views 72 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.
NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis
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NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

Mon 9:50 AM 8,064 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
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Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

Mon 7:38 AM 18,807 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 3:13 PM 70,331 Views 95 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns
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Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns

Sat 9:00 AM 48,897 Views 125 Comments

Unvaccinated staff, fear of public backlash and no counter service are among the reasons some pubs and restaurants aren’t reopening indoor areas.

Delta variant ‘may be 46% more likely to cause re-infection’, but risk remains low
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Delta variant ‘may be 46% more likely to cause re-infection’, but risk remains low

Fri 9:58 PM 25,853 Views 36 Comments

The overall chances of getting re-infected remain very low, but Delta appears to pose a higher risk than previous variants.

EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds
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EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds

Fri 4:50 PM 20,337 Views 58 Comments

It is the first time the shot has been authorised for people under 18.

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'
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Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'

Fri 6:51 AM 44,481 Views 46 Comments

Australia’s largest city reported another record number of new infections.

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
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Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Thu 10:53 PM 14,509 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
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80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine

Jul 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 18,554 Views 62 Comments

Two out of every three adults are fully vaccinated.

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
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Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,757 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year
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South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 12,799 Views 8 Comments

Production will begin in 2022 and doses will be distributed among Africa’s 54 countries.

Taoiseach says 'there's an obligation' on everyone to follow indoor dining rules ahead of Monday's reopening
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Taoiseach says 'there's an obligation' on everyone to follow indoor dining rules ahead of Monday's reopening

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 6:24 PM 86,243 Views 200 Comments

A government statement said good indoor ventilation is “essential”.

August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave
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August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 5:46 PM 56,582 Views 51 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a final decision would be made next week on wedding numbers
  • The context for the decision is the 'challenging' increase in Covid-19 infections
  • Leo Varadkar says cases may peak at 3,000-4,000 per day in the coming weeks but ICU admissions may peak at a 'manageable' 40-50
Coronavirus: 1,378 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,378 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 21st 2021, 5:07 PM 81,745 Views 119 Comments

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

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
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People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 29,398 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

Coronavirus: 1,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 20th 2021, 5:31 PM 67,151 Views 121 Comments

Almost 7,700 cases of Covid-19 have been notified in the last seven days.

10% of people who tested positive for Covid yesterday were vaccinated
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10% of people who tested positive for Covid yesterday were vaccinated

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 2:45 PM 109,542 Views 141 Comments

Health officials have warned that a fourth wave will break through the protection offered by vaccines.

Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates
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Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates

Jul 20th 2021, 12:53 PM 24,495 Views 18 Comments

Just 56% of the 18-29 age group have come forward for a jab.

Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs
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Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs

Jul 20th 2021, 7:08 AM 23,053 Views 32 Comments

The announcement came on the day such venues in England were allowed to reopen.

Opinion: Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination may be appropriate for some - but there are other solutions
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Opinion: Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination may be appropriate for some - but there are other solutions

Jul 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,170 Views 98 Comments

Should vaccination be mandatory to prevent the emergency of new Covid-19 variants?

Anti-lockdown protests held in London hours after final Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
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Anti-lockdown protests held in London hours after final Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England

Updated Jul 19th 2021, 8:45 PM 62,193 Views 65 Comments

Protesters chanted ‘shame on police’ and ‘arrest Boris Johnson’ as they gathered in London today.

Coronavirus: 1,071 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,071 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 19th 2021, 5:17 PM 72,067 Views 130 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health today.

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 rises above 100 for first time since May
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Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 rises above 100 for first time since May

Jul 19th 2021, 2:41 PM 32,171 Views 77 Comments

There are 20 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.

Covid vaccine portal now open for people aged 18-24
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Covid vaccine portal now open for people aged 18-24

Jul 19th 2021, 2:30 PM 14,779 Views 12 Comments

Those who register now will be offered an AstraZeneca vaccine if it is available earlier than an mRNA jab.

'I don’t know if there is much to look forward to' - McIlroy's mixed feelings on Olympics
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'I don’t know if there is much to look forward to' - McIlroy's mixed feelings on Olympics

Jul 19th 2021, 8:44 AM 7,024 Views 10 Comments

The Northern Irishman is not looking forward to his trip to Japan because of stringent protocols enforced to fight the spread of the virus.

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad this year?
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Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad this year?

Jul 19th 2021, 8:02 AM 57,299 Views 52 Comments

The advice against non-essential international travel is no longer in place.

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak
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Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Jul 19th 2021, 7:06 AM 24,799 Views 35 Comments

About 12 million people are under lockdown in Melbourne and Sydney.

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
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Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England

Jul 19th 2021, 6:56 AM 49,617 Views 47 Comments

Legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home have been scrapped.

FactFind: Is Ireland leading the EU vaccine race?
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FactFind: Is Ireland leading the EU vaccine race?

Jul 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 62,411 Views 0 Comments

A tweet by the Taoiseach lacked some context on exactly how well Ireland is performing.

Coronavirus: 1,179 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,179 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 18th 2021, 3:41 PM 78,933 Views 130 Comments

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

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