Public Health Officials Say Positive Signs Are Emerging From Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Around The World
Ireland will be part of a European block when buying vaccines, once they become available.
Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronan Glynn, says there's a lot of work going into making sure Ireland is able to purchase the vaccines:
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Second Level Students And Staff Will Have To Wear Face Coverings
Schools are due to return later this month
A Local Lockdown Is In Force In Laois, Offaly And Kildare
The new restrictions were announced yesterday
Taoiseach says the local lockdown is needed because the virus is a 'deep and urgent threat'
People in Laois, Offaly and Kildare must stay within their own counties for two weeks from midnight tonight
Localised Lockdown From Midnight Tonight In Kildare, Laois and Offaly
Taoiseach addressed the nation to reveal detail of the three county lockdown and reminded people that "We are all responsible for each other"
BREAKING: Kildare, Laois & Offaly locked down for a fortnight
Residents banned from travelling outside their county, restaurants, cafes, gyms closed, indoor gatherings limited to six people and creches can remain open
Secondary School students and their teachers will have to wear face coverings when schools reopen
UPDATE: Reaction from the Teachers Union Of Ireland
Taoiseach Has Been Briefed On Whether Three Counties Should Be Locked Down To Stop Covid-19 Spread
Ministers will hold a teleconference shortly to consider the advice given by public health officials
Everyone Has A Personal Responsibility To Ensure Schools Can Reopen Safely
That's according to Cork ETB Director of Schools Pat McKelvey who was speaking following a meeting of school principals yesterday.
NPHET Not Ruling Out Local Lockdowns, According To The HSE's Chief Clinical Officer
People living in Kildare, Laois and Offaly are being asked to 'double down' on the public health advice amid concern at the spread of the virus in the 3 counties.
Localised Covid-19 Restrictions Could Be Imposed In Kildare, Laois And Offaly Later Today
Over 70s and the medically vulnerable in the three counties have been advised against using public transport.
69 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
The total number of cases now stands at 26,372
Restaurant and cafe owners should be storing contact details of customers securely
The details need to be kept out of sight of other clients