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Last updated - 28 Sep 2020, 14.48

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This Committee was established to consider and take evidence on the State’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Date established: 6 May 2020

House: 33rd Dáil

Testing and tracing

Latest report

Testing and tracing

The Committee has issued an interim report on the testing and tracing regime put in place to deal with cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. The report highlights the importance of testing and tracing contacts, which is central to allowing the phased reopening of commercial and social activity.

Recent Videos

Wed, 23 Sep 2020

Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

Topic: Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19. Strategic options for using the Government Plan to eliminate community transmission of Covid - 19 in Ireland

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020

Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

Topic: Impact of Covid-19 on Team Sport in Ireland

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Wed, 16 Sep 2020

Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

Topic: Final Report of the Covid - 19 Nursing Homes Expert Panel

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Press Releases

28 Sep 2020, 17.30

Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee to meet with with HSE chief Paul Reid and Health Minister Stephen Donnelly this week

22 Sep 2020, 03.51

Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee to discuss community transmission of Covid - 19

17 Sep 2020, 15.18

GAA, IRFU and FAI before Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 Response

Recent documents

Wed, 26 Aug

Opening statement, Minister Stephen Donnelly, Department of Health, SCC19R-R-0584a

Opening statement, Minister Stephen Donnelly, Department of Health, SCC19R-R-0584a (PDF)

Wed, 26 Aug

Opening statement, Professor Philip Nolan, Chair of NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, SCC19R-R-0583

Opening statement, Professor Philip Nolan, Chair of NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, SCC19R-R-0583 (PDF)

Wed, 26 Aug

Opening statement, Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, SCC19R-R-0582

Opening statement, Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, SCC19R-R-0582 (PDF)

Recent reports

Wed, 5 Aug 2020

Interim Report on Testing and Tracing
Special Committee on Covid-19 Response Interim report on the testing and tracing regime put in place to deal with cases of Covid-19 in Ireland

Fri, 31 Jul 2020

Interim report on Covid-19 in Nursing Homes
Special Committee on Covid-19 Response Interim report on Covid-19 in Nursing Homes

Fri, 17 Jul 2020

Stimulating Enterprise and the Economy SCCR001
Special Committee on Covid-19 Response Report on Stimulating Enterprise and the Economy

Committee contact details

Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Ted McEnery

(01) 618 3102

Covid19@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer

Petrina Vousden
+353 (0) 1 618 3437
+353 (0) 85 8745 295
petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie