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10% of people who tested positive for Covid yesterday were vaccinated
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
Just 56% of the 18-29 age group have come forward for a jab.
'We're on our way to Bordeaux': Thousands pass through Irish airports as restrictions are lifted
Ireland has implemented the EU Covid Certificate, allowing people who are fully vaccinated to travel freely.
What exactly is happening with Delta in the UK - and what can Ireland learn from it?
Scientists advising the UK government expect the third wave of infection to peak in mid-August.
Canada set to reopen to all vaccinated visitors in September
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is set to reopen to vaccinated Americans next month.
Covid vaccine portal will open for people aged 25-29 tomorrow
This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.
French police fire tear gas as thousands protest against Covid vaccine rules
Demonstrators also gathered in Dublin to protest against the use of vaccine passes.
Coronavirus: 600 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The latest stats were announced by the Department of Health today.
Coronavirus: 576 new cases confirmed in Ireland
58 patients are in hospital, including 16 in ICU.
EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen
The European Commission President said “the EU has kept its word.”
Over 55% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated against Covid as 275,000 doses given this week
Over 70% of adults have had at least one dose.
Coronavirus: 631 new cases confirmed in Ireland
50 patients are in hospital, including 15 in ICU.
Govt to issue 1.9 million digital certs Monday but they won't be compulsory for travel, says Minister
Minister of State Ossian Smyth said the Covid pass would speed things up at the airport.
Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks
Some 4.5 million vaccine doses have been administered to date, and over two million people are fully vaccinated.
Coronavirus: 581 new cases confirmed in Ireland, highest count in two months
The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.
Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'
Dr Ryan also spoke of how inequality has led to poorer outcomes for marginalised groups during the pandemic.
Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow
This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.
Festivals, football and foreign travel: how successful have large-scale test events been in Europe?
There have been mixed results since mass gatherings have returned on the continent.
Several pilot events across Europe have had encouraging results, Michelle Hennessy reports.
But the WHO is concerned in particular about how Euro 2020 socialising will impact on transmission.
'Number of options' to get indoor dining reopened under discussion
Supplies 'very limited' as pharmacies begin vaccinating 18-34 age group
Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland's worst-hit area is six times higher than national level
The Donegal town of Buncrana has the highest rate of infection in the country.
Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19
Boris Johnson will lead a Downing Street press conference updating his plans for ‘freedom day’ on 19 July.
Ireland's Covid-19 death toll reaches 5,000 as health officials confirm 448 new cases
The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.
Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant
Micheál Martin said the HSE issued “very, very clear guidance” to maternity units on the restrictions.
De Gascun: Delta variant will 'almost certainly' be dominant in Ireland by mid-July
The NPHET member says the variant is “at least twice as transmissible as the virus we experienced last summer.”
Coronavirus: 351 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.
Coronavirus: 305 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.
Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.
Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
The online portal opened at 8am.
The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told
'Antigen tests are just not as good as PCR': The five main points from today's NPHET briefing
Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns
Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland rook effect on Tuesday.
Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.
Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?
In just one week there has been a 79% rise in cases of this variant across the UK.
London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.
Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs
The highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India represents nearly 90% of new cases.
Coronavirus: 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland
48 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 14 are in ICU.
People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.
Canada removed from Mandatory Hotel Quarantine list, hospitalisations continue to fall
The total number of people in hospital with the virus is 44
Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?
Registration for this group will be open from Sunday.
Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland
60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, with 23 in ICU.
Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots
The work was led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.
Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?
The cert will allow free travel for vaccinated people as well as those who have had a recent negative PCR test.