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Visiting arrangements for all care settings are slightly relaxed from Monday March 1 as Covid alert level moves back from Level 5 to Level 4
We now have an average of over 27 new positive cases per day compared to approximately three per day a few weeks ago, says Health Minister
As fertility services resume, eligibility is extended by one year for those already on the list, says Mark H Durkan
First Covid death in a month in NI today and 165 new cases in past week - we must remain on high alert, says Health Minister Robin Swann
Solution to nursing shortage needed after £115m was spent on agency nurses last year, says Mark H Durkan
Altnagelvin midwife Rae King died in April - many '5k for Rae' fundraisers followed, including Derry, Arranmore Island, Sydney and New York
Cystic Fibrosis drug Kaftrio to be available to patients in Northern Ireland
Health Minister says wearing face coverings will show we care about those who were shielding at home due to underlying medical conditions
StopCOVID NI app uses bluetooth connectivity to alert you when you have been in proximity of someone who has tested positive for the virus
Shoppers are responsible for wearing face coverings from 1 August - if many do not, powers of enforcement will follow from 20 August - Swann
Funding of £2.2bn will help "maintain public services, support economic recovery, and protect the vulnerable" says Finance Minister

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A man has died following crash on Glenhead Road outside Limavady after 4pm - he was riding a blue Kawasaki motorcycle and died at the scene
With 22% of NI children living in poverty, SDLP's Angela Dobbins welcomes calls to finally establish a Child Poverty Task Force
School Milk scheme will continue for at least 2 years - 200,000 pupils in 800 schools drink 1m litres of subsidised milk each year in NI
Council launches survey of older people to ask how it can promote age friendliness and improve their quality of life
Santa opened two new state of the art classrooms at Culmore PS as the school gears up to accept digital applications from January 7