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# lockdown - Monday 4 October, 2021

New Zealand drops 'Covid zero' goal after Delta outbreak
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand drops 'Covid zero' goal after Delta outbreak

Oct 4th 2021, 7:45 AM 38,121 Views 58 Comments

Jacinda Ardern said that a Delta outbreak had been a “game changer” and that a new approach was needed.

# lockdown - Sunday 3 October, 2021

New Zealand tightens travel rules as Covid-19 spreads
# Covid19
# Covid19

New Zealand tightens travel rules as Covid-19 spreads

Oct 3rd 2021, 10:24 AM 47,744 Views 43 Comments

The national flag carrier Air New Zealand also announced it was introducing a “no jab, no fly” policy.

# lockdown - Monday 13 September, 2021

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan

Sep 13th 2021, 7:16 AM 26,867 Views 33 Comments

He is to due to set out his plan to get England through coronavirus over the autumn and winter.

# lockdown - Saturday 4 September, 2021

New Zealand records first Covid death in over six months
# Auckland
# Auckland

New Zealand records first Covid death in over six months

Sep 4th 2021, 7:48 AM 30,057 Views 34 Comments

The woman is the 27th person to die with Covid-19 in New Zealand and the first recorded since 16 February.

# lockdown - Friday 27 August, 2021

New Zealand extends national Covid-19 lockdown
# Auckland
# Auckland

New Zealand extends national Covid-19 lockdown

Aug 27th 2021, 7:19 AM 24,513 Views 26 Comments

Jacinda Ardern said there were signs the outbreak would soon peak if stay-at-home orders remained in place.

# lockdown - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

New Zealand PM Ardern warns coronavirus outbreak will grow
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand PM Ardern warns coronavirus outbreak will grow

Aug 18th 2021, 8:43 AM 27,057 Views 34 Comments

Nationwide stay-at-home orders were issued yesterday when just one case had been identified.

# lockdown - Friday 6 August, 2021

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues

Aug 6th 2021, 7:06 AM 25,572 Views 25 Comments

New South Wales premier said the state today hit a new peak with 291 cases detected.

# lockdown - Monday 2 August, 2021

Troops hit Sydney streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Troops hit Sydney streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown

Aug 2nd 2021, 7:50 AM 34,703 Views 73 Comments

Meanwhile, stay-at-home orders were extended in Brisbane.

# lockdown - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Sydney extends lockdown as Covid-19 cluster grows
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Sydney extends lockdown as Covid-19 cluster grows

Jul 28th 2021, 1:51 PM 26,887 Views 16 Comments

The lockdown of Australia’s largest city will last at least until 28 August.

# lockdown - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,859 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

# lockdown - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak

Jul 14th 2021, 7:03 AM 22,952 Views 19 Comments

In the past 24 hours, 97 new cases were recorded, more than the 89 reported the previous day.

# lockdown - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Australian apartment blocks placed in hard lockdown in efforts to curb Covid outbreak
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Australian apartment blocks placed in hard lockdown in efforts to curb Covid outbreak

Jul 13th 2021, 7:01 AM 31,014 Views 16 Comments

Australia’s latest Covid-19 outbreak began in mid-June and has since grown to 767 cases.

# lockdown - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows

Jul 7th 2021, 6:57 AM 22,412 Views 20 Comments

The lockdown is now expected to end on Friday 16 July.

# lockdown - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 3:56 PM 28,230 Views 55 Comments

Rachel Keane of Póg Cafe Group says people in the industry are tired and fed up of the lack of clear communication from Government.

# lockdown - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Australia's outback hub goes into lockdown as anger mounts over slow vaccine rollout
# Australia
# Australia

Australia's outback hub goes into lockdown as anger mounts over slow vaccine rollout

Jun 30th 2021, 7:16 AM 27,321 Views 20 Comments

About 5% of Australians are reported to be fully vaccinated.

# lockdown - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders
# Australia
# Australia

10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders

Jun 29th 2021, 6:57 AM 40,379 Views 15 Comments

Australia is now battling flare-ups of the highly contagious Delta variant.

# lockdown - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak

Jun 27th 2021, 7:13 AM 53,880 Views 59 Comments

The flare-up has been a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality.

# lockdown - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
# Live Music
# Live Music

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 10,929 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

# lockdown - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI
# Public Opinion
# Public Opinion

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:29 AM 14,378 Views 64 Comments

‘Overwhelming majority’ have supported public health measures and would have preferred them to be more restrictive.

# lockdown - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 2:00 PM 43,050 Views 45 Comments

Ministers are considering putting back the final easing of controls in England for four weeks as cases of the Delta variant surge.

# lockdown - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents
# South William Street
# South William Street

Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 113,901 Views 192 Comments
  • Gardaí arrested 14 people, including five juveniles, as violence broke out on the street.
  • Reports from sources that gardaí were attacked with glass bottles has been confirmed by gardaí.
  • One garda was treated in hospital for a leg injury.
English exit from lockdown reportedly to be delayed by two weeks as Covid cases surge
# England
# England

English exit from lockdown reportedly to be delayed by two weeks as Covid cases surge

Jun 5th 2021, 7:54 AM 46,784 Views 48 Comments

Social distancing and mask wearing could be set to remain in place until 5 July, according to multiple reports.

# lockdown - Thursday 27 May, 2021

The city of Melbourne has been placed in lockdown after a spike in Covid-19 cases
# Australia
# Australia

The city of Melbourne has been placed in lockdown after a spike in Covid-19 cases

May 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 29,181 Views 26 Comments

A slow roll out of vaccines and hotel quarantine failings have been blamed for the spike in cases.

# lockdown - Sunday 16 May, 2021

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,609 Views 21 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

# lockdown - Thursday 29 April, 2021

At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight
# Level 3 Plus
# Level 3 Plus

At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight

Apr 29th 2021, 8:27 PM 70,825 Views 59 Comments
  • The government agreed to ease a number of Covid-19 restrictions on a phased basis from next month.
  • Inter-county travel, more outdoor meetings and increased numbers at funerals and wedding services from 10 May.
  • The Taoiseach said: "Hope is returning."
LIVE: Taoiseach announces reopening plan with haircuts, click-and-collect and garden meet-ups back from 10 May
Live Apr 29th 2021, 7:00 PM

LIVE: Taoiseach announces reopening plan with haircuts, click-and-collect and garden meet-ups back from 10 May

Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases
# Nepal
# Nepal

Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases

Apr 29th 2021, 9:24 AM 10,136 Views 13 Comments

The lockdown was imposed in most of the Himalayan nation’s major cities and towns.

# 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

Apr 19th 2021, 11:26 AM 11,718 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 53,117 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 57,246 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 7,413 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 62,814 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 7,743 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 26,439 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 18,691 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 25,371 Views 27 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 110,131 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 34,050 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 28,881 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 4,907 Views 0 Comments

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

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