Northern Ireland Coronavirus

Follow Newry Times’ coverage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic in Northern Ireland. COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. We will keep you updated with all news, announcements and health advice in relation to the pandemic on this page.

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 12 more deaths takes NI total to 48

Another 12 people in Northern Ireland have died after testing positive for Covid-19. The total of deaths in the country has now risen to 48. In the last 24 hours, ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Belfast Zoo comes to you

Belfast Zoo is helping to spread some positivity and coming to you through the world of social media while it is temporarily closed to the public due to Covid-19. The ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Screens to be fitted for bus driver’s protection

Newry and Armagh MLA Liz Kimmins has said that Translink drivers will now be provided with buses that have perspex screens fitted for their health and wellbeing protection. Speaking to ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Minister acknowledges public frustration on testing and PPE issues

Health Minister Robin Swann has acknowledged the scale of staff and public frustration on the issues of testing and personal protective equipment (PPE). The Minister also emphasised that "every conceivable ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Daisy Hill Hospital’s maternity services “will continue” during pandemic

The Health and Social Care (HSC) system has published a further element of its planning for the expected surge in increasing numbers of Covid-19 patients. This part of the plan ...
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