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Paul Reid, CEO HSE, at Dr Steevens’ Hospital this afternoon

This afternoon.

Dr Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin.

The weekly HSE operational update on the response to Covid-19.

Meanwhile….

In relation to a question about frontline healthcare workers who have refused a vaccine, the HSE’s CEO Paul Reid said: “There have been occasions where teams have gone through a health risk assessment and moved people into different roles.”

He described them as a “small number”.

Meanwhile…

Niamh O’Beirne, National Lead, Testing and Tracing, HSE at Dr Steevens’ Hospital

Not around the eyes.

National Lead for Testing and Tracing with the HSE Niamh O’Beirne said positivity rates for Covid-19 are rising across testing sites.

She said the positivity rate is currently at 11.7%, but some sites are seeing positivity levels of more than 21%.

Covid vaccine ‘floodwall’ holding amid Delta infections- HSE (RTÉ)

She said there are a number of particularly busy sites, notably in Donegal, Louth, Meath, and Monaghan.

Covid vaccine ‘floodwall’ holding amid Delta infections- HSE (RTÉ)

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7 thoughts on “Majority Report

  1. Janet, dreams of an alternate universe

    Donegal, a county of people who get thick when you try tell them what to do and who’d argue a black crow white, I should know I’m related to most of them lol

  2. one username please

    A small number?
    I believe COVID 19 arrived in a small number and look at it now
    I remember the day it arrived off a flight from Italy
    The spokesman could not say
    When asked what flight ? Can not say
    Did the passenger get a taxi to the train station to get to NI ? Cannot say

    Was it a bus? Cannot say
    Seems ones life is in the hands of cannot say

    No frontline staff who are not vaccinated can be let a mile near any person who is vulnerable

    Put them on unpaid leave

    1. E'Matty

      “No frontline staff who are not vaccinated can be let a mile near any person who is vulnerable” eh, why not? You do understand that a vaccinated person can still contract and transmit the virus and that, for the first entire year of this pandemic all patients were being treated by unvaccinated staff, right? Might you just be a little too caught up in the emotion of it all and whipped up in this anti anti vaxxer hysteria being fuelled by the media?

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