There Has Been 1,299 New Covid-19 Cases In Northern Ireland In The Last 24 Hours

There have also been two further deaths linked to the virus there

It brings the total there to 25,177.

Thre have been 6,708 new positive cases in the last seven days.

Northern Ireland goes into lockdown this evening for 4 weeks.  

Pubs and restaurants will be forced to close, apart from for take-aways and deliveries and schools and colleges will shut for two weeks. 

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