COVID-19 NI

Covid Restrictions in NI

The First Minister and deputy First Minister have written to the Assembly outlining decisions taken by the Executive on the Covid-19 response.

The decision means close contact services and unlicensed premises can reopen for one week on Friday, 20 November until Friday 27 November with a further restrictions coming into affect for 2 weeks.

  • Closure of all non-essential retail
  • Closure of close contact services
  • All leisure and entertainment to close (including gyms and pools)
  • Off-licenses can remain open to 8pm
  • Closure of places of worship except for weddings and funerals with a maximum of 25 people allowed to attend)
  • Schools to stay open
  • Hair and beauty salons and driving instructors will be closed
  • Hospitality will reopen on a “graduated basis”, with unlicensed premises such as cafes and coffee shops also opening on 20 November for one week, but with a closing time of 20:00 GMT.
  • But will close for 2 weeks from 27 November and will reopen on 12 December.
  • From Friday 27 November only permitted to offer takeaway services until 11pm
  • Alcohol cannot be purchased or consumed on such premises.
  • Pubs and bars will be permitted to sell sealed off sales on 20 November 2020.
  • Restaurants, pubs and hotels can reopen on 11 December 2020.

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Updated: 15 hours ago Posted: November 20, 2020 2:00 pm Share: