Coronavirus

March 12, 2020
Covid NI: Four further deaths and 903 positive cases reported

Covid NI: Four further deaths and 903 positive cases reported

234,739 people have tested positive in NI since the beginning of the pandemic

Northern Ireland Executive to discuss social distancing rules

Northern Ireland Executive to discuss social distancing rules

Currently people must adhere to at least 1m social distancing in many indoor settings

Northern Ireland High Street Voucher: Live updates as scheme opens

Northern Ireland High Street Voucher: Live updates as scheme opens

Over 18s can apply from today for £100 to spend on the high street

NI Covid: Six further deaths reported by Department of Health

NI Covid: Six further deaths reported by Department of Health

2,515,628 Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in total

Covid NI: Five further deaths recorded in last 24 hours

Covid NI: Five further deaths recorded in last 24 hours

2,514,225 vaccines have been administered in total

Donegal Covid patient dies after being encouraged to leave hospital by anti-vax group

Donegal Covid patient dies after being encouraged to leave hospital by anti-vax group

"It is outrageous that anyone would, in an ill-informed way, be advising people to leave hospital"

Northern Ireland travel details as restrictions set to ease at start of October

Northern Ireland travel details as restrictions set to ease at start of October

The changes have been called a "welcome step towards normality"

Northern Ireland High Street Voucher scheme: Applicants warned scammers attempting to take advantage

Northern Ireland High Street Voucher scheme: Applicants warned scammers attempting to take advantage

"Claiming this voucher would NOT involve someone cold calling at anyone’s home."

Covid NI: Eight further deaths and 1,030 positive cases reported

Covid NI: Eight further deaths and 1,030 positive cases reported

The death toll from the Department now stands at 2,533

Covid NI: Around 100 military medics to be sent to hospitals to support coronavirus staff

Covid NI: Around 100 military medics to be sent to hospitals to support coronavirus staff

It's understood they will provide support at Belfast City Hospital and the Ulster Hospital

NI Covid: DUP MLA slams SDLP call for vaccine passports for pubs as 'coercion and discrimination'

NI Covid: DUP MLA slams SDLP call for vaccine passports for pubs as 'coercion and discrimination'

The former Economy Minister argued that vaccine certificates for pubs and restaurants "only builds up distrust and resentment"

Northern Ireland Executive agrees no change to current Covid rules

Northern Ireland Executive agrees no change to current Covid rules

Ministers will hold a special meeting early next week on social distancing rules and vaccine certification.

Northern Ireland hairdresser's warning after 'increase' in 'new allergic reactions' to hair dye

Northern Ireland hairdresser's warning after 'increase' in 'new allergic reactions' to hair dye

Experts are investigating whether the new reactions could be linked to Covid

Covid NI: Eight further deaths and 1,165 positive cases reported

Covid NI: Eight further deaths and 1,165 positive cases reported

The Department says there are 31 Covid-19 patients in ICU in Northern Ireland

Health Minister Robin Swann launches workforce appeal to maintain important surgery in NI

Health Minister Robin Swann launches workforce appeal to maintain important surgery in NI

People from a wide range of staffing categories are needed including medical, anaesthetics, nurses (theatre, recovery and ward experience will be essential), administrative, pharmacists and porters

Covid NI: Live updates as Executive meets to discuss coronavirus restrictions

Covid NI: Live updates as Executive meets to discuss coronavirus restrictions

Ministers are meeting to discuss the latest Covid rules for Northern Ireland

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Robin Swann issues Covid latest - as it happened

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Robin Swann issues Covid latest - as it happened

Robin Swann addressed the media alongside Cathy Jack, the Belfast Trust's Chief Executive

Ex-TUV councillor who gave mum Covid-19 said he feared virus would kill her

Ex-TUV councillor who gave mum Covid-19 said he feared virus would kill her

"To think that you've given your mum something that could eventually kill her isn't a nice place to be."

Covid NI: Four further deaths and 1,060 positive cases reported

Covid NI: Four further deaths and 1,060 positive cases reported

There are currently 397 Covid-19 confirmed patients in hospital in NI