Northern Ireland closes faculties over COVID fears

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Ireland’s first minister Arlene Foster on Wednesday mentioned that faculties within the nation will shut from Monday and pubs and eating places will face new restrictions from Friday, in an effort to cease the unfold of the coronavirus.
On Wednesday, authorities reported 1,217 new infections and four deaths from the illness. The complete variety of instances at present stands at 23,115.
From Friday, hospitality companies will probably be restricted to takeaway and supply companies for the following 4 weeks. The resolution comes after well being officers warned that infections would rise additional if faculties and hospitality premises stay open. Under the brand new measures, faculties will shut for 2 weeks till  November 2.
“We fully appreciate that this will be difficult and worrying news for a lot of people. The executive has taken this decision because it is necessary. We do not take this step lightly”, Foster mentioned.