Ireland ‘significantly’ increases Coronavirus restrictions

Ireland's COVID-19 Data Hub

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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