Ireland's COVID-19 Data Hub

Ireland ‘significantly’ increases Coronavirus restrictions

Announced this evening on the 18th August 2020 Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said the Coronavirus new rules will be in place until at least 13th September, following a spike in cases over the last 3 weeks. The total number of confirmed cases is 27,313 provided by Ireland’s Covid-19 Data Hub

The new Coronavirus measures include:

  • Outdoor gatherings limited to 15 people
  • People can have 6 guests to their homes
  • Restaurants must close by 11.30pm
  • Sports can only take place behind closed doors
  • Those using private transport where different households are present should wear masks
  • Over-70s are asked to limit interactions, avoid public transport and shop during designated hours

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