Coronavirus

March 12, 2020
LIVE: Robin Swann issues coronavirus update

LIVE: Robin Swann issues coronavirus update

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One further Covid related death and fewer than 100 cases recorded

One further Covid related death and fewer than 100 cases recorded

There are currently 70 Covid-19 confirmed patients in hospital and 8 in intensive care

Thousands of couples waiting to get married when Covid lockdown lifts

Thousands of couples waiting to get married when Covid lockdown lifts

Hotels say they need notice to recruit staff ahead of opening doors

Belfast GP whose patient died from suspected clot insists Covid jab safe

Belfast GP whose patient died from suspected clot insists Covid jab safe

Dr Michael McKenna says the benefits of the vaccine still far outweigh the risks following the devastating death

Covid cases rise again but no further deaths reported

Covid cases rise again but no further deaths reported

The department's figures show that a total 774 individuals have tested positive for the virus in NI in the last seven days

SSE Arena doubles launch week figures with thousands more jabs

SSE Arena doubles launch week figures with thousands more jabs

Staff more than doubled their week one figure in the second week operating

Comparing NI Covid restrictions with the faster reopening in Britain

Comparing NI Covid restrictions with the faster reopening in Britain

The widening gap with Britain puts greater focus on Thursday when the Executive is due to formally review restrictions

Over 30s set to be offered vaccine soon in Northern Ireland

Over 30s set to be offered vaccine soon in Northern Ireland

While it is anticipated jab deliveries will slow - they are due to pick up again in May

BT17 and BT48 among 15 NI postcodes hardest hit by coronavirus in past week

BT17 and BT48 among 15 NI postcodes hardest hit by coronavirus in past week

The Department's dashboard also showed that 12 postcodes recorded no new coronavirus cases in the last week

Coronavirus cases rise slightly but no further deaths reported

Coronavirus cases rise slightly but no further deaths reported

The department's figures show that a total 717 individuals have tested positive for the virus in NI in the last seven days

Michelle O'Neill 'hopeful' more reopening dates coming on Thursday

Michelle O'Neill 'hopeful' more reopening dates coming on Thursday

"I am hopeful that all the indicators are good and by Thursday we'll be able to give dates"

Northern Ireland Ministers welcome further moves out of restrictions

Northern Ireland Ministers welcome further moves out of restrictions

Retail NI says this Thursdays Executive meeting will be "one of the most important ever"

Executive 'to discuss reopening outdoor bars, hairdressers and gyms'

Executive 'to discuss reopening outdoor bars, hairdressers and gyms'

It's believed that Economy Minister Diane Dodds will make a strong case for the reopening of some strands within the hospitality and leisure industries from April 26

One further death and 89 positive Covid cases reported by DoH

One further death and 89 positive Covid cases reported by DoH

There are currently 84 Covid-19 confirmed patients in hospital and 8 in intensive care

Northern Ireland lockdown restrictions changing on April 12

Northern Ireland lockdown restrictions changing on April 12

Ministers will review the lockdown restrictions again on April 15

Three further coronavirus related deaths and 146 cases recorded

Three further coronavirus related deaths and 146 cases recorded

There are currently 86 Covid-19 confirmed patients in hospital and 10 in intensive care, according to the DoH

NI vaccine total hits the one million mark

NI vaccine total hits the one million mark

"Hitting the one million mark is undoubtedly another landmark to welcome"

Two further Covid related deaths and 113 cases reported by DoH

Two further Covid related deaths and 113 cases reported by DoH

118,032 individuals have now tested positive in NI since the beginning on the pandemic

Weekly Covid NI death toll lowest since October, NISRA stats show

Weekly Covid NI death toll lowest since October, NISRA stats show

The 10 fatalities in the week ending on April 2 is the lowest total since the week ending October 9

The full list of people in NI who can now book their Covid-19 jab

The full list of people in NI who can now book their Covid-19 jab

On Thursday it was announced that people aged 40 and over could now book to get the jab

Close-contact services eagerly await dates for reopening from NI Executive

Close-contact services eagerly await dates for reopening from NI Executive

"We can't wait to get our customers back in and to make them feel good again"

Two further coronavirus related deaths and nearly 100 cases recorded

Two further coronavirus related deaths and nearly 100 cases recorded

There are currently 102 Covid-19 confirmed patients in hospital and 12 in intensive care

Details on booking as vaccine in NI extended to those aged 40-44

Details on booking as vaccine in NI extended to those aged 40-44

This age group can book their vaccine from 12 noon on Thursday

DoH confirms NI under 30s will be offered alternative to AstraZeneca jab

DoH confirms NI under 30s will be offered alternative to AstraZeneca jab

It follows investigations into a link with rare blood clots

BT29 and BT48 among 15 NI postcodes hardest hit by coronavirus in past week

BT29 and BT48 among 15 NI postcodes hardest hit by coronavirus in past week

Statistics show 13 postcodes across Northern Ireland have also had no new cases in the past week