The WHO said weekly deaths from the virus around the world are at the lowest level since March 2020.
The Minister for Health said the scheme “offers some support from the state to provide for the family’s needs”.
Healthcare workers are also being asked to make an appointment for a booster dose.
US President Joe Biden continues to test negative.
The country is facing "a very significant and growing problem" with Long Covid, according to TD
Denis Naughten TD has called on Government to treat long Covid patients with the same urgency as the initial Covid-19 infections.
There has been a 35% rise in the first three months of the year compared to the same period last year.
The Department of Health and the HSE will now work to operationalise these updates.
The Supreme Court issued the ruling today.
Fluvoxamine and colchicine received considerable interest during the pandemic.
There were 45 people with Covid-19 in ICUs on Wednesday morning
Laois, Waterford and Tipperary have the highest incidence rates among cases confirmed through PCR tests.
Officials in India have confirmed that this variant spreads five times faster than others
At least three courts at the Criminal Courts of Justice were not able to sit as a result of parties involved in cases having to isolate.
The Supreme Court upheld earlier decisions by the High Court and Court of Appeal to dismiss Ms O'Doherty and Water's action
Micheál Martin said he “can’t predict” what will happen in the autumn but that vaccination remains key.
Researchers have found that Dublin hospital staff reported “high levels of post-traumatic stress, low mood, depression, suicidal thinking, moral injury and psychological distress”
According to Dublin Airport’s Live Flight Information, there are seven return flights being cancelled by Aer Lingus today.
There has been a huge rebound in infections over the past seven days, with 68,186 cases reported to the Ministry of Health last Friday
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said cases were on the rise in 110 countries.