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Sunday, July 25, 2021

COVID-19: Further decrease in hospital cases

The HSE has reported a further reduction in the number of people being treated for Covid-19 in hospital. There are currently 44 patients in hospital being treated for Covid-19 which includes 15 patients being treated in ICU. New hospital admissions have also decreased.

HSE chief executive Paul Reid has stated that the benefits of the supply and the uptake in vaccines are starting to show.


The HSE stated that by this weekend, two-thirds of the eligible population will have received the first vaccine dose with one-third of the population being considered fully vaccinated.

The vaccine portal for those aged 35-39 is to open tomorrow starting with individuals aged 39. As of yesterday, the Department of Health reported a further 313 new cases of Covid-19 with the number of people being treated in hospital and ICU falling to less than half than what they were six weeks ago.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan is to meet with his Northern Ireland counterparts amid concerns over the Delta variant.


Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly described the meeting as “another positive bilateral meeting” while adding that “We’re working together on Covid-19 incidence levels, cross-border co-operation and data sharing”


Large crowds gather in Dublin to protest against Covid-19 vaccine certificates

Large crowds gathered in Dublin city centre on Saturday to protest against Covid-19 vaccines, in particular the use of the Covid-19 certificate.

PETA demands all animal scenes be removed from new Jackass movie following trailer release

PETA has called for all animal scenes to be removed from the new Jackass movie after the new trailer was released.

COVID-19: 1,345 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health has confirmed a further 1,345 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. No information surrounding deaths associated...

Nearly 50,000 people will pass through Dublin Airport this weekend

Approximately 50,000 people will pass through Dublin Airport this weekend
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