It’s after more than 200 scientists wrote an open letter to the WHO. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has acknowledged the possibility that Covid-19 could be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air while in crowded, closed or poorly ventilated settings – cannot be ruled out. If the evidence is confirmed, it may affect […]
There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland is 1,741. As of midnight Saturday 4th July, the HPSC has been notified of 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 25,527 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that one person with COVID-19 has died. There has now been a total of 1,735 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 3 new cases were confirmed. There is now a total of 25,439 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Republic.
Health officials have raised concerns over a “worrying trend” in the number of new coronavirus cases among young people. Nearly half of the 23 cases confirmed yesterday were in people under the age of 35. There were also six further deaths, bringing the death toll in Republic to 1,734. Kingston Mills, Professor of Immunology at […]
Phase 3 will see people allowed to travel anywhere in Ireland without restrictions. Ireland will move to phase three of the easing of lockdown restrictions from Monday. The Government says Phase 3 of the plan for reopening the country will kick in then. Foreign travel to certain countries from July 9th has also been also […]
“We are absolutely appalled.” A major incident’s been declared in Bournemouth in the UK because services there have been overstretched by thousands flocking to beaches. Local council leader Vikki Slade says she’s “absolutely appalled” by what’s been happening, and so is taking an emergency response. Problems taking place at the beach include illegal parking, excessive […]
”It’s been very striking people haven’t been very keen to wear them”. Face coverings are to be made compulsory on public transport, as capacity on buses and trains is to be increased from Monday. The Transport Minister says it will be an offence not to wear a mask, with Cabinet to consider the idea at […]
There has been 5 new confirmed cases. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 6 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total of 1,726 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. Meanwhile there has been 5 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, meaning there is now a total […]
The app is designed to help public health officials track and slow the spread of the virus. The HSE says it hopes the new contact tracing app can be launched next week. The app is designed to help public health authorities track down potential contacts of those who have positive Covid-19 test results, using bluetooth […]
Nearly half of respondents are ‘Very or Extremely’ concerned about other people’s compliance with government advice. There’s been a sharp drop in the number of people who say their compliance with lockdown restrictions is high. A CSO survey shows 60% of the 1600 respondents rated their adherence to the rules as high, down from 80% […]