On 28 March 2020, the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 were implemented.  The Department of Health is required to review the legislation every 21 days and has published guidance on the restrictions.

The NI Executive have been making changes to the restrictions as and when it has been in the public’s interest to safely do so.  The table below shows the latest information on the current changes to the restrictions that have been put in place by the NI Executive due to the Coronavirus.  The table can also be accessed HERE

The majority of Northern Ireland’s COVID-19 restrictions are detailed in the regulations – these regulations, together with the revisions are available on the Department of Health website – Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 

Recovery Plan

A five stage recovery plan to ease the current restrictions was unveiled by the Northern Ireland Executive on 12 May 2020.  The five stages of the plan include steps for the following six different sectors:

  • Retail
  • Work
  • Education
  • Travel
  • Family & Community
  • Sports, Culture & Leisure

Full details of the five stage recovery plan can also be accessed HERE