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From Monday July 6, couples will be able to attend baby scans together, following a decision by Health Minister Robin Swann
Health Minister outines first phase of surge plan measures to deal with Coronavirus from now until mid-April - click here for details
The first COVID-19 related death in NI has taken place in a hospital in the Greater Belfast area
Translink asks public to pre-pay tickets at stations and wash hands before boarding buses and trains
Experts generally agree that paracetamol should be first choice against coronavirus, as ibuprofen may affect the immune system
Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Cathy Harrison asks public not to stockpile medicines and not order extra supplies from doctor due to Covid-19
Coronavirus now a 'notifiable' disease, requiring Northern Ireland's GPs to inform the Public Health Agency if they suspect a case
Public Health Agency asked 10 pupils and staff from Limavady Grammar School returning from Italy to self-isolate for 14 days as precaution
Derry has an air pollution crisis, says Sinead McLaughlin MLA - Brandywell had worst levels of coal smoke pollution in UK in recent years
With 62% of NI adults now overweight, the Western Trust is promoting its 'Extras' nutrition campaign: https://www.choosetolivebetter.com/
PBP's Shaun Harkin has called on Council to broaden free access for over-65s to beyond the current pool/sauna/health suite situation

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Prisons are preparing to return to visiting, under strict health guidelines, from 27 July, says Justice Minister Naomi Long
Joe Barr leaves Malin Head at 4pm today to attempt Malin-Mizen-Malin in under 48 hours, hoping to break the current World Cycling record
Mayor Brian Tierney has offered his congratulations and best wishes to Marie Lindsay on her retirement as principal of St Mary's College
Tommy Fleming to play Millennium Forum next February - tickets on sale from Friday 3 July and cost £28
City Colts FC have generously donated £2,770 to Altnagelvin staff raised through an online concert