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New coronavirus restrictions announced in Northern Ireland

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New coronavirus restrictions announced in Northern Ireland

New coronavirus restrictions announced in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is to enter a period of intensified coronavirus restrictions after the Stormont executive announced closures of schools, pubs and restaurants.

Pubs and restaurants will close for four weeks, with the exception of takeaways and deliveries, while schools will close on Monday for two weeks, one of which will cover the half-term break.

Report by Thomasl.

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