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: Health Secretary sets out plan to carry out 100,000 tests a day

The UK will carry out 100,000 tests for Coronavirus every day by the end of this month, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has pledged. Increased testing for the NHS will form ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Danske Bank cancels interest on overdrafts for personal customers

Danske Bank has become the first of the main local banks to expand its support for personal customers in need of immediate assistance during the coronavirus crisis by removing the ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Six more deaths takes NI total to 36

Another 6 people in Northern Ireland have died after testing positive for Covid-19. The total of deaths in the country has now risen to 36. In the last 24 hours, ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Rural Community Transport “providing crucial service during crisis”

Local Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has commended her local community transport group for providing an essential service during the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to Newry Times, the Newry and Armagh ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: All hospital staff “must be fitted for appropriate PPE”

Alliance Health Spokesperson Paula Bradshaw has said that all hospital staff must be fitted for appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as Northern Ireland’s first Nightingale Hospital opens in Belfast. Speaking ...
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