Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn   at a Covid-19 update press conference at the Department of Health. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A lack of publicly available information hampers the proper understanding of current trends in relation to Covid-19, in particular the focus on rising(...)

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn, HSE chief clinical officer Colm Henry and Prof Philip Nolan at a Covid-19 update press conference at the Department of Health. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

There were 68 confirmed Covid-19 deaths of individuals who contracted coronavirus in outbreaks in private dwellings, according to new figures from the(...)

The HSE said it was ‘continually gathering data on Covid-19 outbreaks, cases and deaths, including in nursing homes and other residential care settings’ through the computerised infectious disease reporting system. File photograph: RollingNews.ie

A number of nursing homes have questioned the accuracy of internal Health Service Executive data quantifying the number of deaths associated with Covi(...)