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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

JUST IN: Heath Minister announces tightening of gathering restrictions
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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.

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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.

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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.

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