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Monday, January 18, 2021

COVID-19: 3 new cases and 1 further person diagnosed with the virus has died

The Department of Health has confirmed that a further one patient diagnosed with Covid-19 has died and there are three new cases of the disease in Ireland.

It brings the total number of confirmed cases here to 25,439.

Health experts have expressed concerns about the recent re-emergence of travel related Covid-19 cases in Ireland, and are urging Irish people to avoid international travel.


Gardaí issue €20,000 in fines over the weekend

Over the weekend, there was over €20,000 in fines handed out for breaching the 5km restrictions

Nearly 6,400 healthcare workers off work due to Covid-19

HSE figures show that nearly 6,400 healthcare workers are off work due to Covid-19

Convicted murderer and music producer ‘Phil Spector’ dies aged 81

Music producer and convicted murderer 'Phil Spector' has died aged 81

Government requests early deliveries of AstraZeneca vaccine

Discussions are underway to secure early deliveries of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Ireland
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