Tag Archives: swimming

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council imposed a temporary swim ban at Seapoint Beach in south Dublin earlier today. Following receipt of poor water quality testing results from a bathing water sample taken at Seapoint Beach last Monday, the temporary bathing Advisory Warning notice currently in place is being replaced today with a temporary bathing Prohibition Warning… Read More »

Can You Catch Coronavirus From Swimming?

Pools, beaches, and lakes are starting to open. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe from coronavirus and Covid-19 when swimming. As far as health experts know, the novel coronavirus doesn’t spread through water in pools, hot tubs, or water playgrounds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But that doesn’t… Read More »

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) – High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday’s Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year’s Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Water quality tests at Odaiba Marine Park found fecal bacteria levels far exceeded accepted limits, organizers said, forcing them to pull the plug on… Read More »

Eczema: Five tips you should know before going swimming – are you aware of these?

Eczema is a condition in which a person’s skin becomes dry, red and itchy. The symptoms are most acute when a person is experiencing a flare-up. This often happens as a result of coming into contact with any number of irritants that are known to trigger the condition. With the holiday season in full swing,… Read More »