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Gardaí say most pubs complying with Covid-19 guidelines

Gardaí say most pubs complying with Covid-19 guidelines

Updated / Wednesday, 15 Jul 2020 16:40 Pubs are only allowed serve alcohol to customers who purchase a 'substantial' meal costing at least €9 The vast majority of pubs are complying with Covid-19 public health guidelines, gardaí have confirmed, with Operation Navigation uncovering just 37 potential breaches of the regulations so far. At present, pubs are only…

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Quebec reports three more COVID-19 deaths, 129 new cases

Quebec reports three more COVID-19 deaths, 129 new cases

MONTREAL -- There are now 5,636 people who have died of COVID-19 in Quebec, health authorities announced Wednesday, as confirmed cases in the province reached 56,859. That’s up three from the total of 5,633 deaths reported Tuesday; one of the newly reported deaths took place over the past 24 hours, health authorities said, while two…

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First COVID-19 vaccine tested in U.S. shows promising results

First COVID-19 vaccine tested in U.S. shows promising results

Biotech firm Moderna Inc's experimental vaccine for COVID-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.Volunteers who got two doses of the vaccine had high levels of virus-killing antibodies that exceeded the average levels seen in people who had recovered…

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Consumer sentiment collapses but housing dreams hold up

Consumer sentiment collapses but housing dreams hold up

People's view of the economy for the next 12 months recorded a significant decline, slumping 14 per cent in July to 25 per cent below the pre-COVID-19 levels. This compares to a 40 per cent drop during the first wave of the virus in March-April.Even more concerning is the view on the economy over the…

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