The Executive has on 21st Sept agreed that current restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19 should be extended across Northern Ireland.
Previously the restrictions, which focus on domestic settings, were applied in post codes with the highest rates of Coronavirus.
Today’s Executive decision comes after a weekend in which 222 new Coronavirus cases were reported on Saturday and a further 176 on Sunday. The restrictions are:
No mixing of households in private dwellings,
with exemptions for:
bubbling with one other household;
caring responsibilities including childcare;
supported living arrangements;
visits required for legal or medical purposes;
or marriage or civil partnerships where one partner is terminally ill.
No more than six people to gather in a private garden from no more than two households. Children aged 12 and under from those two households are discounted from this total.
Further Details on Restrictions can be found HERE
The restrictions will apply from 6pm, September 22 and will be regularly reviewed by the Executive.
See Full Press Release HERE