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New Covid-19 variant of concern confirmed in Ireland

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BA.4 is a sub-lineage of the highly transmissible Omicron, which is currently the dominant strain of Covid in Ireland. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control reclassified BA.4 and BA.5 from variants of interest to variants of concern on 12 May.
1 month ago·Dublin, Ireland

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Independent.ie

Two cases of new Covid-19 sub-strain detected in Ireland this month

Two cases of a new sub-variant of Covid-19 of concern were confirmed in Ireland earlier this month, according to the latest report from Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan.

1 month ago·Ireland
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RTÉ

New Covid-19 variant of concern confirmed in Ireland

The first cases of a new Covid-19 variant of concern have been confirmed in Ireland.

1 month ago·Ireland
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Irish Mirror

Fears of fifth Covid wave for Ireland as first case of variant of concern found

According to Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan, two cases of BA.4, a subvariant of the Omicron strain, were detected earlier this month

1 month ago·Ireland
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Irish Examiner

Two cases of new Covid-19 variant of concern detected in Ireland

Dr Holohan said that there "continues to be a significant number of cases of hospital-acquired infection", though the numbers are decreasing steadily

1 month ago·Ireland
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Dublin Live

New Covid-19 variant of concern detected in Ireland

According to Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan, two cases of BA.4, a subvariant of the Omicron strain, were detected earlier this month

1 month ago·Dublin, Ireland
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Belfast Telegraph

Two cases of new Covid-19 variant of concern confirmed in Ireland

Two cases of a newly classified Covid-19 variant of concern have been confirmed in Ireland.

1 month ago·Belfast, United Kingdom
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