COVID-19 Research

SCOPI COVID-19 antibody research project

The Study to Investigate COVID-19 Infection in People Living in Ireland (SCOPI) took place between 15 June and 16 July 2020. The results of the study have now been published. This study, the first of its kind in Ireland, measured antibodies to COVID-19 in a representative sample of 1,733 persons aged 12 to 69 years in Sligo and Dublin.

PRECISE Study on Prevalence of Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in Irish Healthcare Workers

Staff in St. James’s Hospital (SJH) in Dublin and University Hospital Galway (UHG) were offered testing for antibodies to COVID-19 over a 10-day period in October 2020 with the aim of estimating the number of infections in HCWs in Irish hospitals.