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# self-isolation

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# Living With Covid
Boris Johnson signals end to self-isolation rules in England as part of ‘living with Covid’
He said the legal requirement to self-isolate for positive cases of Covid-19 is expected to end later this month.
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# Explainer
New Covid testing and isolation guidelines: Here's everything you need to know
The changes are aimed at freeing up Covid-19 testing capacity and easing disruption to businesses.
Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule
Dr Colm Henry said the HSE is finalising its policy around this at the moment.
# self-isolation
Putin self-isolates after Covid cases in inner circle
Putin says he has taken the Sputnik V vaccine.
# Northern Ireland
Changes to self-isolation rules agreed for Northern Ireland
Close contacts will no longer have to quarantine for 10 days as long as they test negative and have had both Covid-19 vaccine jabs.
# pingdemic
What is the 'pingdemic' happening in the UK - and could it happen here?
Worker shortages and empty supermarket shelves are all being blamed on the phenomenon.
# England
UK braces for 100,000 daily Covid cases, as it eases isolation rules for close contacts
Health Secretary Sajid Javid made the announcement this afternoon.
# bojo
Boris Johnson goes into self-isolation just as he tries to relaunch premiership
The situation comes as the Prime Minister wants to move forward on Covid, education, and environmental issues.
# stopcovidni
NI Health Minister self-isolating after receiving close proximity notification from Covid app
Robin Swann received an exposure notification this evening from the StopCovid NI proximity app.
# European Commission
Ursula von der Leyen in isolation after contact with Covid-19-infected person
The European Commission President said she tested negative for the virus last week and will undergo another test today.
# Your Say
Poll: Should people be fined for failing to self-isolate?
England has introduced a fine of up to £10,000 for people who fail to quarantine.
# covid19
Self-isolation period for Covid-19 cases reduced to 10 days from 14
People must still restrict their movements for 14 days if they are a close contact.
# self-isolation
Overseas jockeys can now compete in Irish Group One races without quarantining
The Government has relaxed protocols ahead of the Longines Irish Champions Weekend.
Finland says people coming into the country who don't self-isolate face three months in prison
The Finnish government made the announcement today.
# quarantine
UK holidaymakers returning from Spain must quarantine for 14 days following rule change
Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann said: “The decision to remove Spain from the exempt list was not taken lightly.”
# Travel
Tánaiste questions confusion over 'quarantine' for passengers - but HSE advice changed this month
HSE advice shifted from self-isolation to asking people to restrict movements.
# self-isolation
Two-week quarantine rules for UK arrivals come into force
People who fail to comply could be fined £1,000 (€1,124) in England.
# self-isolation
Simon Harris back at work after Covid-19 test comes back negative
The health minister said that he was ‘delighted’ to be back at work.
Over one-fifth of people receiving Covid-19 illness benefit work in health and social care
The enhanced illness payment for Covid-19 is €350.
# White House
Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation
A close aide of Pence was diagnosed with Covid-19 last week.
# Covid-19
Passengers arriving to Ireland will be checked to ensure they are self-isolating under new measures
People will have to fill out a form of where they are staying.
# good news
'A thoughtful gesture': Patients in self-isolation facility receive Easter eggs from HSE
Patients also received sweets and magazines to mark the Easter weekend.
# matt hancock
Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation
Matt Hancock announced plans to test 100,000 people per day by the end of the month.
# Covid-19
First patients arrive at Citywest self-isolation centre as Harris warns of 'very significant pressure' on hospitals
Similar centres will be set up around the country.
# Coronavirus
Boris Johnson's chief advisor Dominic Cummings self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms
He will be staying in contact with the rest of the Downing Street team during his quarantine period.
# Going Home
Juventus striker reportedly allowed to leave Italy despite self-isolation
La Gazzetta dello Sport said Gonzalo Higuain tested negative for COVID-19.
# my bad
Chelsea youngster apologises for failing to self-isolate
Mason Mount was spotted with West Ham star and best friend Declan Rice at a football centre near Barnet on Sunday.
# precaution
TD Thomas Pringle in isolation after potentially coming into contact with coronavirus
The Donegal TD is said to be showing no symptoms of the Covid-19 illness.
# self-isolation
Nottingham Forest owner contracts coronavirus and throws Wolves' Europa League tie into doubt
Greek businessman Evangelos Marinakis is also majority shareholder of Olympiacos, who are due to face the Premier League club on Thursday.
# Coronavirus
Explainer: What supports are in place for workers who get Covid-19 or have to self-isolate?
A Cabinet subcommittee will discuss proposals for worker supports on Monday.
# Covid-19
Tesco 'apologises unreservedly' after customer in self-isolation has details leaked on WhatsApp
The Data Protection Commissioner will now investigate the alleged breach.
# the basics
Covid-19 Explained: TCD's lead virus expert on match bans, self-isolation, and hand washing
Are you washing your hands for 20 seconds?