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: Guidance to support safe working in educational settings published

The Department of Education has issued guidance to educational settings on safe working during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Embed from Getty Images The document covers a number of areas including: ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Chief Medical Officer highlights importance of physical activity

The Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride is reminding people of the important role physical activity plays in our overall wellbeing. Embed from Getty Images Speaking to Newry Times, Dr ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Ministers announce extension of key workers definition to access childcare

Ministers Robin Swann and Peter Weir have unveiled details of plans to enhance provision for the extension of childcare across Northern Ireland. Embed from Getty Images Speaking to Newry Times, ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Advisory and Oversight Group to examine how to resume on-site vocational learning

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced the establishment of an Advisory and Oversight Group to help prepare for the safe resumption of onsite delivery of vocational learning. The expert group, ...
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Coronavirus Northern Ireland: PHA says “no room for complacency with coronavirus”

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has warned that complacency around coronavirus could lead to further spread of the disease, and ultimately result in deaths. Dr Gerry Waldron, Head of Health ...
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