Since 26 December 2020, ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ (CEV) people who are working and are unable to do so from home are advised not to attend the workplace. The Covid risk in Northern Ireland is now serious, but even so these sweeping restrictions on liberty must stay under review By Editorial Monday, 28th December 2020, 10:09 am Northern Ireland has announced another national lockdown to stem rising coronavirus rates, bringing with it a return to restrictions on a par with the March shutdown. Apart from the stay at home requirement, other restrictions on travel remain guidance. History and tour. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Exemptions exist for arrivals from Northern Ireland and the freight industry. For queries or advice about passports, contact HM Passport Office. Music lessons and private tutoring are permitted, as long as social distancing is maintained and there is no close contact. Car boot sales and car washes are not permitted. Professional services including solicitors can continue to operate as normal, as can those in the manufacturing and construction industry. Payments to parents of children who receive free school meals will also continue, the Department of Education has confirmed. Employers should take every possible step to facilitate their employees working from home. But no more than 25 people are allowed to attend the services and no wedding receptions are allowed. //-->. Quiz of the week: Who's joining the Doctor in the Tardis? Medically-vulnerable and older people are asked to be particularly careful in following the advice on limiting household contacts, social distancing, hand washing and wearing a face covering. The Public Health Agency has produced a number of useful documents to help bereaved families during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is not yet clear what alternative awarding arrangements will be in place. Stormont Castle is home to the Northern Ireland Executive and the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister. Only one parent/guardian is required to be a key worker. An essential retail business may also continue to sell goods typically sold by non-essential retail businesses. Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Department of Health reports 18 further Covid-19 related deaths Car boot sales and car washes are not permitted. Elite training and competition can continue, both indoors and outdoors. Northern Ireland set for further restrictions as 'urgent decisive action' needed to stem virus surge The Executive will meet this evening as the situation continues to … Childcare settings are allowed to remain open and childminders can continue their services. Northern Ireland is facing further coronavirus restrictions as figures continue to surge. NORTHERN IRELAND REQUIRES “extreme and robust” coronavirus restrictions to halt the spread of the virus, health minister Robin Swann has warned. Health Minister Robin Swann has said it is his understanding that construction and manufacturing can continue, but more guidance will be released on how the sectors should operate. Be organised and only buy what you need. NORTHERN IRELAND REQUIRES “extreme and robust” coronavirus restrictions to halt the spread of the virus, health minister Robin Swann has warned. By Jayne McCormackBBC News NI Political Reporter. Pubs, restaurants and other hospitality outlets in Northern Ireland to remain shut for two more weeks after current Covid restrictions end.
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