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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #MAIN POINTS: Here’s what’s happening today in relation to the spread of the coronavirus in Ireland and internationally. 

2. #AIN’T NO SUNSHINE: Soul singer Bill Withers. best known for hits such as Lean on Me and Lovely Day, has passed away aged 81. 

3. #UNITED KINGDOM: A total of 3,605 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm yesterday.

4. #CORK: A man in his 60s has died after being attacked by a bull on his farm in Charleville, Co Cork.

5. #CLUSTERS: There are now a total of 38 clusters of Covid-19 infections in the country’s nursing homes, according to new figures. 

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