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Coronavirus news UK - Ireland brings in strictest lockdown in Europe for 6 weeks as millions more in England face curbs

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun

IRELAND will bring in one the strictest lockdowns in Europe, imposing a 5km travel limit for six weeks.
Taoiseach Michael Martin made the announcement at Government Buildings in Dublin after Cabinet ministers approved a move to Level 5 restrictions under the Government's five-tiered Living with Covid framework.
Ministers agreed to place the country under level 5 restrictions from midnight on Wednesday for six weeks until December 1.
Meanwhile, millions of Mancunians are set for Tier 3 lockdown after Boris Johnson agreed to pay the city up to £100 million.
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Ireland announces six-week coronavirus lockdown

1 month ago   |   By Politico

DUBLIN - Ireland is imposing a six-week lockdown to suppress the spread of COVID-19 in what its leader called “Europe's strictest regime.”
Prime Minister Micheál Martin announced the move Monday night in a television address to the nation following days of behind-the-scenes discussions with his public health experts.
The Irish government two weeks ago rejected its experts' call for the immediate nationwide imposition of Level 5 restrictions - the most severe of the government's levels. Martin said this would happen starting Wednesday night and run to December 1.
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