Ireland real-time news

Coronavirus: No new deaths in Republic of Ireland (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 25/05/2020 20:39:52

Ireland's chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan said the Republic has "suppressed Covid-19 as a country".

Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 36,914 with 121 new fatalities (source — ) 25/05/2020 20:14:09

NHS England recorded 59 Covid-19 fatalities in hospitals. While Scotland declared three deaths in all settings, Wales seven and Northern Ireland eight.

Varadkar hails ‘day of hope’ as no new Covid-19 deaths reported in Ireland (source — www.independent.ie) 25/05/2020 19:45:44

Ireland has recorded no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since March.

Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 36,870 with 77 new fatalities (source — ) 25/05/2020 19:38:36

NHS England recorded 59 Covid-19 fatalities in hospitals. While Scotland declared three deaths in all settings, Wales seven and Northern Ireland eight.

Leo Varadkar hails 'significant milestone' as Ireland reports first day with no new coronavirus deaths (source — www.standard.co.uk) 25/05/2020 19:28:00

Ireland has reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first day since the first fatality in the country.

BBQs And Garden Parties Could Be Allowed Within Weeks Under Lockdown Easing Plan (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/05/2020 17:56:27

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'It's another step closer to training' - Shamrock Rovers star Jack Byrne becomes one of first LOI players to be tested for Covid-19 (source — www.independent.ie) 25/05/2020 17:12:39

Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne hopes that Monday morning's Covid-19 testing of the players and staff of four League of Ireland clubs is the first step back towards a resumption of action.

'It's another step closer to training' - Shamrock Rovers star Jack Byrne one of first LOI players to be tested for Covid-19 (source — www.independent.ie) 25/05/2020 17:12:39

Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne hopes that Monday morning's Covid-19 testing of the players and staff of four League of Ireland clubs is the first step back towards a resumption of action.

Northern Ireland reports eight more Covid-19 fatalities (source — www.irishtimes.com) 25/05/2020 17:10:20

Two-thirds of 514 coronavirus deaths among those aged over 80, department figures show

Britain announces more Covid-19 deaths (source — ) 25/05/2020 16:40:52

NHS England recorded 59 Covid-19 fatalities in hospitals. While Scotland declared three deaths in all settings, Wales seven and Northern Ireland eight.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death