Coronavirus

March 12, 2020
Three key dates in Northern Ireland's battle against Covid-19

Three key dates in Northern Ireland's battle against Covid-19

The Executive will meet next week to discuss schools reopening

NI Sports Forum voices concerns over impact of lockdown extension

NI Sports Forum voices concerns over impact of lockdown extension

Coronavirus restrictions are now set to continue after the NI Executive's announcement on Thursday

12 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

12 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

99,216 individuals have tested positive since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department

Nurse on packed Belfast flight says airlines adding to Covid crisis

Nurse on packed Belfast flight says airlines adding to Covid crisis

She said 'How is it OK be in an enclosed space with 100 people from many different households with no chance of social distancing?'

More than 150 Covid-19 related deaths in one week, latest figures show

More than 150 Covid-19 related deaths in one week, latest figures show

Two days saw the joint highest number of Covid-19 related deaths occurring in any one day since the start of the pandemic

What Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill said about schools reopening

What Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill said about schools reopening

Education Minister Peter Weir and Health Minister Robin Swann will be meeting over the next couple of days to look at the issue of schools

Coronavirus restrictions extended as NI sport suffers further blow

Coronavirus restrictions extended as NI sport suffers further blow

The current Covid-19 rules have been extended by another four weeks

Arlene Foster confirms lockdown in NI will be extended to March 5

Arlene Foster confirms lockdown in NI will be extended to March 5

Health Minister Robin Swann put a paper before the Executive on Thursday which recommended extending the lockdown, and it was warned restrictions may remain in place until after Easter

21 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

21 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

The death toll in Northern Ireland now stands at 1,692, according to the DoH

What the Executive will discuss today as restrictions to be reviewed

What the Executive will discuss today as restrictions to be reviewed

Ministers will meet on Thursday, January 21, to discuss the current situation in Northern Ireland as hospitals are under pressure with patients battling Covid-19

Unison says it does not object to military support in NI Covid fight

Unison says it does not object to military support in NI Covid fight

It follows an earlier statement that sparked a backlash

Full breakdown of latest Covid-19 figures in Northern Ireland

Full breakdown of latest Covid-19 figures in Northern Ireland

The Department of Health said 67 were being treated in intensive care for Covid-19

Five key points from Robin Swann's latest coronavirus update

Five key points from Robin Swann's latest coronavirus update

The NI Executive will meet on Thursday to review the current coronavirus regulations

Army called into Northern Ireland to help in coronavirus fight

Army called into Northern Ireland to help in coronavirus fight

Sinn Fein said they "do not rule out any measures" to tackle the pandemic

Twenty-two further Covid-19 related deaths recorded as new cases rise

Twenty-two further Covid-19 related deaths recorded as new cases rise

Wednesday's dashboard update reports a further 905 positive cases of the virus

Vaccination 'starting to drive down infection rate in vulnerable'

Vaccination 'starting to drive down infection rate in vulnerable'

“We do need to see very significant reductions in the pressure on our health service"

PSNI station closes after ten officers test positive for Covid

PSNI station closes after ten officers test positive for Covid

More officers are isolating in wake of tests and track and trace underway, PSNI says

People with theory tests about to expire to get ‘priority access’

People with theory tests about to expire to get ‘priority access’

Unclear, however, if practical tests will restart after February 6

Van Morrison mounts legal challenge to Stormont live music ban

Van Morrison mounts legal challenge to Stormont live music ban

“Sir Van is taking this action on behalf of the thousands of musicians, artists, venues and those involved in the live music industry"

NI Executive to review six-week coronavirus lockdown on Thursday

NI Executive to review six-week coronavirus lockdown on Thursday

Arlene Foster said they would act on the advice of scientific advisors

24 further  Covid-19 related deaths reported by DoH

24 further Covid-19 related deaths reported by DoH

The Department of Health says the Northern Irish death toll from the coronavirus is 1,649

NI Secretary says empty supermarket shelves 'not due to Brexit'

NI Secretary says empty supermarket shelves 'not due to Brexit'

NI Secretary Brandon Lewis made the comments in an interview with Sky News

The 15 Northern Ireland postcodes with the highest number of coronavirus cases

The 15 Northern Ireland postcodes with the highest number of coronavirus cases

The Covid-19 figures are based on the seven days up to January 17