Covid-19: Three more deaths and 302 new cases
Varadkar warns over intensive care capacity as Italy’s daily death toll reaches record 919
Three more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, taking the death toll to 22. There were 302 new cases, the biggest daily increase so far, with the total now standing at 2,121.
Leo Varadkar said that the eventual death toll was “impossible to predict” but said he would be surprised if it stays below 1,000. The Taoiseach also warned that country‘s intensive care units could reach capacity within a few days, but added that the health service...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
Vaccination of community pharmacists to start this week
Move could result in vaccines being administered to the public at local pharmacies by the end of March
HSE to GPs: administer leftover vaccine doses to patients’ spouses
GPs have been given guidance on who is next in line to receive vaccination, to prevent extra doses spoiling
Tony O’Brien: The government is emerging at last from its quarantine denial
Mass travel, from the influx of Italian fans after a cancelled rugby match, to Cheltenham, to holiday makers returning from Spain and the ‘meaningful Christmas’ shows a leadership that has been unwilling to learn from cruel experience
Hope springs eternal: HSE plans vaccine surge in April
A last-minute adjustment to ditch the AstraZeneca jab for the over-70s brought another unwelcome delay to the vaccine rollout, but GPs say steady work is being done behind the scenes