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

New Zealand tightens travel rules as Covid-19 spreads
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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.

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

Sep 13th 2021, 7:16 AM 26,865 Views 33 Comments

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

New Zealand records first Covid death in over six months
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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.

New Zealand extends national Covid-19 lockdown
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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.

New Zealand PM Ardern warns coronavirus outbreak will grow
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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.

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues
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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.

Troops hit Sydney streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown
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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.

Sydney extends lockdown as Covid-19 cluster grows
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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll
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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.

Eight arrests over planned protest in Dublin city centre
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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.

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

Mar 29th 2021, 2:02 PM 7,412 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history
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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.

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

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