Health Minister Robin Swann is urging everyone across Northern Ireland to stay at home this weekend - despite the good weather.
The Minister said: “The weather forecast is good for the next few days but I would really urge everyone to resist the temptation to head out and socialise.
“We have to maintain the fightback against Covid 19. That means every one of us staying at home and regularly washing our hands thoroughly. Only leave home if it’s absolutely necessary and, if you have to go out, keep your distance from others.
“This is about protecting yourself, protecting others and protecting the health service.
“For the sake of everyone you care about, don’t take a chance this weekend.”
Notes to editors:
- For media queries please contact the Department of Health Press Office team on 028 9052 0636 or by email. For out of hours please contact the Duty Press Officer on 028 9037 8110 and your call will be returned.
- Follow us on Twitter @healthdpt
- ‘Look after yourself by keeping fit and healthy’ 05 June 2020
- Health Minister publishes guide to the coronavirus restrictions 05 June 2020
- Covid-19 Reproduction Number – R 04 June 2020
- Ministers announce extension of definition of key workers to access childcare 04 June 2020