The Health Minister has anounced that he is tightening up on the restriction to the number of people who can gather in indoor & outdoor setting.
The Minister put forward his recommendations today to the Executive, which was supported, and will begin from next week.
These restrictions will see outdoor gathering reduced from 30 people to 15 people, and within private dwelling a reduction of 10 people from four households, down to 6 people from two household.
Mr Swann as announced that the current ‘R’ rate is likely to be around 1.3 and that no further relaxations of regulations at present.
The Department of Health have said a further 51 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Northern Ireland in the past 24 hours.