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# lockdown - Monday 19 April, 2021

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million
# India
# India

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million

Mon 11:26 AM 11,640 Views 18 Comments

New Delhi has reported 25,462 cases and 161 deaths in the past 24 hours.

# lockdown - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll

Apr 7th 2021, 9:31 PM 53,043 Views 46 Comments

Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths yesterday.

# lockdown - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Eight arrests over planned protest in Dublin city centre
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Eight arrests over planned protest in Dublin city centre

Apr 4th 2021, 6:49 PM 56,735 Views 62 Comments

Seven men and one woman were arrested.

# lockdown - Monday 29 March, 2021

Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic

Mar 29th 2021, 2:02 PM 7,253 Views 12 Comments

The biggest drop was in burglary and related offences, falling by over a third in 2020 compared to the previous year.

# lockdown - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it
# Jabs
# Jabs

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 62,560 Views 118 Comments

The United Kingdom reportedly plans to supply Ireland with 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

# lockdown - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

UK falls silent to remember Covid-19 victims, marking one year since its first lockdown
# One Year On
# One Year On

UK falls silent to remember Covid-19 victims, marking one year since its first lockdown

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:10 PM 7,729 Views 15 Comments

The public is also being urged to stand on their doorsteps at 8pm with a candle or light.

# lockdown - Monday 22 March, 2021

This report to NPHET breaks down how lockdown in Ireland compares to other countries
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

This report to NPHET breaks down how lockdown in Ireland compares to other countries

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:15 PM 26,256 Views 31 Comments

Restrictions on hospitality, curfews and gatherings are among the key differences between countries.

# lockdown - Saturday 20 March, 2021

London police warn there will be arrests if people protest this weekend
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

London police warn there will be arrests if people protest this weekend

Mar 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,553 Views 12 Comments

Police faced criticism for how they handled demonstrations following the killing of Sarah Everard.

# lockdown - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown
# Stormont
# Stormont

'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 7:51 PM 25,344 Views 26 Comments

The plan includes up to six people from two households being able to meet outdoors in a private garden from 1 April.

# lockdown - Friday 12 March, 2021

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history

Mar 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 109,540 Views 49 Comments

People across Ireland – including key decision-makers – tell the story of Thursday 12 March 2020.

# lockdown - Friday 5 March, 2021

Building company launches High Court action against government's construction shutdown
# Construction
# Construction

Building company launches High Court action against government's construction shutdown

Mar 5th 2021, 7:07 PM 33,933 Views 0 Comments

It claims the private construction sector is being unfairly discriminated against.

# lockdown - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last

Updated Mar 2nd 2021, 9:45 PM 28,866 Views 17 Comments

The powersharing administration faced criticism for not attaching dates to its pathway to recovery.

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:08 AM 4,906 Views 0 Comments

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

# lockdown - Monday 1 March, 2021

Ministers to iron out final details of Northern Ireland's lockdown exit strategy today
# Stormont
# Stormont

Ministers to iron out final details of Northern Ireland's lockdown exit strategy today

Mar 1st 2021, 7:07 AM 7,875 Views 1 Comment

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

# lockdown - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one
# The Times We Live In
# The Times We Live In

Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one

Feb 27th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,677 Views 9 Comments

We speak to an expert on humans perception of time.

# lockdown - Thursday 25 February, 2021

The Explainer: Why is the government changing the Living With Covid plan again?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is the government changing the Living With Covid plan again?

Feb 25th 2021, 7:50 AM 29,429 Views 64 Comments

We take a look for this week’s podcast episode.

# lockdown - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:47 PM 29,751 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland remains in lockdown until 1 April.

# lockdown - Monday 22 February, 2021

Level 5 restrictions to remain in place until at least 5 April, Cabinet sub-committee agrees
# Easing Lockdown
# Easing Lockdown

Level 5 restrictions to remain in place until at least 5 April, Cabinet sub-committee agrees

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 11:01 PM 226,737 Views 191 Comments

The government is expected to publish its updated Living with Covid plan this week.

# lockdown - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Restrictions for March to be set out 'with clarity' this week, minister says
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Restrictions for March to be set out 'with clarity' this week, minister says

Feb 21st 2021, 1:42 PM 66,076 Views 94 Comments

Legislation on mandatory hotel quarantine is due to come before the Dáil this week.

# lockdown - Friday 19 February, 2021

Strict restrictions set to remain in place until May as all primary school students to return by 15 March
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Strict restrictions set to remain in place until May as all primary school students to return by 15 March

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 1:30 PM 236,923 Views 381 Comments

Progress in driving down Covid-19 numbers is slowing down in Ireland.

# lockdown - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Prolonged lockdown restrictions on the cards 'until the Easter period', says Taoiseach
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Prolonged lockdown restrictions on the cards 'until the Easter period', says Taoiseach

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 8:52 AM 156,466 Views 229 Comments

The priority remains the phased return of schools and construction, and not much else in the weeks to come.

# lockdown - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Germany to extend lockdown until 7 March amid concern over variants
# Extended
# Extended

Germany to extend lockdown until 7 March amid concern over variants

Feb 10th 2021, 7:55 PM 24,832 Views 32 Comments

Some exceptions will be made with hairdressers permitted to resume business on 1 March.

# lockdown - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Israel begins easing third lockdown after one-third of population receives first vaccine dose
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Israel begins easing third lockdown after one-third of population receives first vaccine dose

Feb 7th 2021, 3:28 PM 19,085 Views 32 Comments

Despite the inoculations, Israel has been registering a daily average of 6,500 new Covid-19 cases.

# lockdown - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Single case of Covid-19 sends Perth into snap lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Single case of Covid-19 sends Perth into snap lockdown

Jan 31st 2021, 12:05 PM 65,655 Views 43 Comments

Roughly two million residents of the city must stay at home as of this evening.

# lockdown - Monday 25 January, 2021

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

Jan 25th 2021, 8:08 AM 24,826 Views 73 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

# lockdown - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Northern Ireland: Lockdown extended until 5 March, decision next week on opening schools at earlier date
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Northern Ireland: Lockdown extended until 5 March, decision next week on opening schools at earlier date

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 4:52 PM 45,295 Views 38 Comments

Deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said this afternoon that the health service is facing into its “toughest week”.

# lockdown - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases
# China
# China

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases

Jan 20th 2021, 7:43 AM 9,637 Views 8 Comments

Seven cases of the virus were reported in the city today, including six in southern Daxing district.

# lockdown - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown

Jan 19th 2021, 9:00 PM 66,656 Views 35 Comments

Some of the biggest FDI sites in the country are open under government exemptions.

# lockdown - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Portugal becomes latest European country to return to full lockdown
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Portugal becomes latest European country to return to full lockdown

Jan 13th 2021, 9:17 PM 36,541 Views 20 Comments

Schools will remain open there.

# lockdown - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Advocacy groups to meet Education Minister tomorrow over closure of special education schools
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Advocacy groups to meet Education Minister tomorrow over closure of special education schools

Jan 10th 2021, 4:11 PM 15,864 Views 54 Comments

Disability advocates have said that the closure of schools “left families and children with special educational needs reeling”.

Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk
# Covid Lockdown
# Covid Lockdown

Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk

Jan 10th 2021, 3:02 PM 51,700 Views 53 Comments

“I’m absolutely going to back the police because the challenge here is that every flex can be fatal,” the UK Health Secretary said.

# lockdown - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Cabinet sub-committee agrees to shut schools and construction sites until 1 February
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Cabinet sub-committee agrees to shut schools and construction sites until 1 February

Jan 5th 2021, 8:55 PM 160,327 Views 166 Comments

The decision was made this evening.

# lockdown - Monday 4 January, 2021

Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England

Jan 4th 2021, 8:06 PM 95,910 Views 71 Comments

The British Prime Minister made the announcement in a televised address setting out new emergency measures.

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?
# Childcare
# Childcare

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?

Jan 4th 2021, 4:59 PM 44,839 Views 9 Comments

The government has asked parents who are not essential workers to keep their children at home.

National lockdown to be imposed in Scotland for rest of January, Sturgeon announces
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

National lockdown to be imposed in Scotland for rest of January, Sturgeon announces

Jan 4th 2021, 2:41 PM 22,790 Views 20 Comments

Sturgeon also confirmed that most pupils will be learning from home for at least the rest of the month.

# lockdown - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in

Dec 24th 2020, 2:06 PM 27,514 Views 54 Comments

It is not clear when these businesses will be able to reopen.

# lockdown - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year
# Tighter Restrictions
# Tighter Restrictions

Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year

Dec 19th 2020, 11:41 AM 23,968 Views 21 Comments

Under the new measures, shops, bars and restaurants will be closed.

# lockdown - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'
# NPHET Advice
# NPHET Advice

Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:26 PM 131,915 Views 105 Comments

A new lockdown in January had been suggested, but the government is warning that the restrictions may come sooner than expected.

# lockdown - Friday 11 December, 2020

Public warned against 'festive free-for-all' as restrictions ease in Northern Ireland after two-week circuit break
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Public warned against 'festive free-for-all' as restrictions ease in Northern Ireland after two-week circuit break

Dec 11th 2020, 7:21 AM 7,676 Views 1 Comment

Like the rest of Ireland, however, wet pubs in Northern Ireland must remain shut.

# lockdown - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Fans to return to football stadiums and racecourses in Britain from today
# Welcome Back
From The42
# Welcome Back

Fans to return to football stadiums and racecourses in Britain from today

Dec 2nd 2020, 8:09 AM 4,084 Views 0 Comments

A limited number of supporters will be welcomed back.

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