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: CAFRE ceases face-to-face delivery of all education programmes

DAERA Minister Edwin Poots has announced that College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) is ceasing face-to-face delivery of all education programmes as part of the broader effort to ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: “Stay at home, save lives” – Health Minister

"As the scale of the Covid19 crisis unfolds, everyone is being asked to follow the rules on social distancing." That is the message from Health Minister Robin Swann.  He said, ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Rostrevor man’s Youtube quiz a huge success

Over five thousand people have watched a YouTube broadcast by Rostrevor man Mark Hughes, something he decided to livestream in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Over 800 people took part ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 20 new NI cases brings total to 148

Latest update on coronavirus (Covid-19) As of 2pm on Monday 23 March, testing has resulted in 20 new positive cases. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Northern ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Social distancing “essential in battle against coronavirus”

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to follow the advice on social distancing as an essential part of slowing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and saving lives. Speaking ...
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