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10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week
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10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 5:34 PM 57,472 Views 80 Comments
  • GPs and advocacy groups will help identify patients in the community.
  • AstraZeneca deliveries this week will also be reduced.
  • The 500,000th vaccine dose will be administered over the next week.
Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year
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Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:10 AM 10,595 Views 3 Comments

NPHET has urged people to “stick with this” over the coming weeks and continue adhering to restrictions.

Consultants call for urgent action as 860,000 sit on waiting lists for care
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Consultants call for urgent action as 860,000 sit on waiting lists for care

Feb 26th 2021, 7:35 AM 12,062 Views 17 Comments

The IHCA said today that the HSE’s national service plan is welcome but “does not match the scale of the problem”.

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600
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Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600

Feb 25th 2021, 9:05 AM 19,222 Views 43 Comments

Ten Covid-19 patients being treated in ICU died in the 24 hours up to 8am yesterday – the single highest daily number.

Hospitalised Covid-19 patients fall to lowest numbers since early January
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Hospitalised Covid-19 patients fall to lowest numbers since early January

Feb 20th 2021, 1:18 PM 16,817 Views 16 Comments

There were 149 Covid-19 patients in ICU this morning.

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850
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Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850

Feb 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 16,624 Views 16 Comments

As of 12 February, 275,237 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Ireland

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU
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Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU

Feb 10th 2021, 9:05 AM 18,485 Views 16 Comments

As of 8pm yesterday, 1,012 Covid patients were in Irish hospitals.

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
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Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 32,002 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals
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Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:25 AM 27,214 Views 24 Comments

There are 205 patients in ICU and 301 others receiving critical care outside of ICU.

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals
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Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 70,409 Views 86 Comments

Footage shared online of hospitals that appear “empty” have falsely claimed that hospitals are lying about being under pressure.

What are the wider implications of Covid-19 on our overlooked health services?
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What are the wider implications of Covid-19 on our overlooked health services?

Jan 31st 2021, 11:00 AM 9,096 Views 10 Comments

In your monthly update from Noteworthy, the investigative team looks at how the pandemic is shining a light on long-term deficiencies in our health system.

Donnelly says vaccine timeframe is 'realistic' as 217 people with Covid-19 in ICUs
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Donnelly says vaccine timeframe is 'realistic' as 217 people with Covid-19 in ICUs

Jan 27th 2021, 1:12 PM 25,403 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister said today that he still thinks it’s realistic to expect all adults to be offered a Covid vaccine by September.

There are 1,823 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and 216 people in ICU
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There are 1,823 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and 216 people in ICU

Jan 26th 2021, 12:22 PM 13,265 Views 10 Comments

Prof Philip Nolan has said that he expects hospital admissions to “remain very high for weeks”.

'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit
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'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 1:00 PM 54,263 Views 83 Comments
  • Paul Reid said that transmission is "extremely different", with whole families getting sick from Covid-19.
  • An Oireachtas Committee heard that over 6,500 workers in acute hospitals are currently on sick leave.
  • There have been 523 Covid deaths in January, with the CMO predicting that this could rise up to 1,000.
'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 27,674 Views 42 Comments

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

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
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Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

Jan 18th 2021, 3:46 PM 15,082 Views 25 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU
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There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU

Jan 17th 2021, 11:52 AM 25,323 Views 71 Comments

There were 60 deaths and a further 3,231 cases of Covid-19 announced yesterday.

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal
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'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal

Jan 16th 2021, 2:07 PM 108,687 Views 123 Comments

The Beacon has chosen not to join a surge capacity agreement between private hospitals and the HSE.

1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show
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1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show

Jan 15th 2021, 9:15 AM 37,913 Views 64 Comments
  • Paul Reid said virus is still "hugely prevalent".
  • Daily vaccination figures will be released from 25 January.
  • 44% of all Covid-19 cases were reported in the past 14 days.
1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak
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1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak

Jan 14th 2021, 9:45 AM 47,051 Views 91 Comments

The number of people in hospital is now more than twice that of the previous pandemic peak.

O'Neill warns North is experiencing 'worst-case scenario' as hospital admissions set to surge
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O'Neill warns North is experiencing 'worst-case scenario' as hospital admissions set to surge

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 2:20 PM 21,600 Views 5 Comments

Health chiefs warned that the number of Covid-19 patients being treated in hospital could double by the third week in January.

921 now in hospital with Covid-19 as patient numbers exceed April 2020 peak
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921 now in hospital with Covid-19 as patient numbers exceed April 2020 peak

Jan 6th 2021, 8:50 AM 45,716 Views 61 Comments

On 15 April, 881 people with Covid-19 were in hospital.

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
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Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,697 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

Queues of ambulances form outside Northern Ireland's over-capacity hospitals
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Queues of ambulances form outside Northern Ireland's over-capacity hospitals

Dec 15th 2020, 7:45 PM 32,564 Views 24 Comments

The health minister is set to bring proposals for fresh Covid-19 restrictions to the executive on Thursday.

'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five
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'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five

Nov 14th 2020, 2:45 PM 30,297 Views 36 Comments

Currently, there are 254 patients with Covid-19 in hospital, with 35 in ICU.

Hospital outbreaks: 161 staff in Limerick out of work due to Covid-19
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Hospital outbreaks: 161 staff in Limerick out of work due to Covid-19

Nov 12th 2020, 4:53 PM 28,654 Views 22 Comments

The HSE also confirmed there are 77 staff unavailable for work in Naas, either due to a positive result or because they are a close contact of a confirmed case.

Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases
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Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases

Nov 5th 2020, 7:13 PM 25,788 Views 33 Comments

France is currently in a partial lockdown to try and reduce Covid-19 numbers.

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May
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Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May

Oct 26th 2020, 1:12 PM 54,757 Views 107 Comments

There are 344 people in hospital and 39 in ICU.

US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000
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US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000

Updated Oct 24th 2020, 1:30 PM 54,915 Views 34 Comments

Several states are reeling as the virus continues to spread.

Covid-19: Zero ICU beds available in nine acute hospitals across Ireland
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Covid-19: Zero ICU beds available in nine acute hospitals across Ireland

Oct 15th 2020, 8:10 AM 76,364 Views 109 Comments

It comes after health officials confirmed 1.095 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and five further deaths.

'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise
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'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,975 Views 37 Comments

Doctors treating patients with the disease have said the severity of the illness for those admitted to hospital has not changed.

Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season
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Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season

Sep 8th 2020, 1:44 PM 28,891 Views 8 Comments

The HSPC also outlined testing recommendations for a number of settings including nursing homes and workplaces.

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals
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'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:08 PM 24,756 Views 27 Comments

The INMO has warned that overcrowding and Covid-19 make for a ‘toxic combination’.

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation
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Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation

Aug 15th 2020, 7:43 AM 22,532 Views 64 Comments

Delays created by the Covid-19 pandemic have resulted in a backlog of cases.

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month
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Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

Jul 10th 2020, 9:14 PM 9,692 Views 26 Comments

The public health service has come under pressure in recent months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?
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# INMO

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?

Jun 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 32,200 Views 44 Comments

The claim was made by INMO General Secretary, Phil Ní Sheaghdha.

Number of people attending Irish emergency departments begins to creep up as Covid fears lower
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Number of people attending Irish emergency departments begins to creep up as Covid fears lower

May 24th 2020, 12:25 PM 19,285 Views 25 Comments

Mass testing of nursing home residents and staff at the facilities is also now complete.

Sharp fall in number of people attending emergency departments in first three months of year
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Sharp fall in number of people attending emergency departments in first three months of year

May 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 11,174 Views 16 Comments

The average number of daily ED attendances at the end of March was approximately half what it was at the beginning of March.

Dr Gabrielle Colleran: 'We cannot tolerate elderly patients lying on trolleys when Covid-19 is still a threat'
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Dr Gabrielle Colleran: 'We cannot tolerate elderly patients lying on trolleys when Covid-19 is still a threat'

May 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,954 Views 6 Comments

Dr Gabrielle Colleran of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association says healthcare will have to take on a very different shape in the coming months.

Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers
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Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers

Apr 27th 2020, 12:59 PM 36,692 Views 85 Comments

Last month the government reached an agreement with private hospitals to use all of their facilities during the Covid-19 crisis.