Eimear McGovern, Belfast Telegraph

Eimear McGovern

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Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Each month in lockdown 'akin to a large recession', says Economy Minister Diane Dodds

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said each month in lockdown has been "akin to a large recession" for Northern Ireland. → Read More

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Dominic Cummings defends allegations he broke lockdown rules with Durham trip

Boris Johnson's chief advisor Dominic Cumming has defended driving to his father's farm in County Durham amid the Covid-19 lockdown. → Read More

Coronavirus: Union demands testing for meat sector workers following Moy Park employee death

A programme of mass testing is needed across Northern Ireland’s poultry and meat industry sites following the death of a worker at a food processing plant, a union has said. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: Five more Northern Ireland deaths announced

There have been five further coronavirus-linked deaths in Northern Ireland, Department of Health figures show. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: Northern Ireland marks VE Day as five more deaths announced

Socially distanced VE Day celebrations took place across Northern Ireland on Friday as the public marked the event despite the coronavirus restrictions. → Read More

Belfast family 'sickened' after tumble dryer fire destroys home

A Belfast family has said they are "sickened" after a tumble dryer fire destroyed their mother's house, just a few days after she was diagnosed with a tumour. → Read More

Ministers discuss how to lift Northern Ireland coronavirus lockdown

Northern Ireland Executive ministers have been discussing how lockdown measures could be eased. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: Executive 'working actively' on lockdown exit plan as six further Northern Ireland deaths reported

First Minister Arlene Foster said the Executive is "working actively" on a plan for exiting the coronavirus lockdown in Northern Ireland. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: Six further deaths reported in Northern Ireland

There have been a further six deaths in Northern Ireland linked to coronavirus, the Department of Health has reported. → Read More

Coronavirus updates in Northern Ireland May 4

The family of Northern Ireland care home resident Ronnie Falloon (84), who died from Covid-19, have said serious questions need to be asked of private nursing homes over how they have managed the coronavirus crisis. → Read More

Neighbours cast thank Portstewart fans for theme tune routine

The cast of Australian television show Neighbours have sent greetings to residents of a Portstewart housing estate who sing and dance to the theme tune every morning. → Read More

Coronavirus: FSB warns some businesses will not reopen and prolonged closures will cost lives

The Federation of Small Businesses in Northern Ireland has warned prolonged closures for firms will costs lives and impact the lives of future generations. → Read More

Coronavirus updates for Northern Ireland on Tuesday, April 28

Northern Ireland’s economy is set to shrink by a “staggering” 7.5% with the unemployment rate doubling to 5%, according to a forecast today. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: 'Complacency is our biggest enemy,' warns Robin Swann, as 20 further Covid-19 deaths confirmed in Northern Ireland

Health Minister Robin Swann has warned "complacency is our biggest enemy", after Northern Ireland recorded its biggest single-day increase in Covid-19 deaths since the outbreak began. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: Boris Johnson returns to work as Northern Ireland death toll rises

Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work on Monday after a three-week layoff after contracting coronavirus. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: Boris Johnson says UK at point of 'maximum risk' as he returns after Covid-19 recovery

The UK is at the point of "maximum risk" in its battle with coronavirus, the Prime Minister has said. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: 'Regrettable' others engaged in 'constitutional navel-gazing', says Foster as 10 more people die

First Minister Arlene Foster described as "regrettable" other political leaders engaging in "constitutional navel-gazing" amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: One person dies and 159 new cases reported

One person has died and 159 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed since Saturday, Northern Ireland's Public Health Agency (PHA) has said. → Read More

Northern Ireland health department to consider PPE reuse advice in event of shortages

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland has said it is not currently implementing new Public Health England advice to reuse personal protective equipment (PPE) but that it will take national evidence into account in the event of shortages. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: UK government pledges extra £50m in funding as 17 further deaths confirmed in Northern Ireland

The UK government has said they will provide an extra £50 million towards tackling the coronavirus crisis in Northern Ireland. → Read More