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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Fourteen Covid-19 deaths, essential workers clarified and Trump considers New York ‘quarantine’.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.


GARDA CHECKS _6991 Gardai on patrol in in Dublin city centre. Source: Sam Boal/


outbreak-trump The USNS Comfort departs Hampton Roads en route to New York. Source: Steve Helber/PA Images

#QUARANTINE: US President Donald Trump said today he is considering placing New York state under quarantine, but he was vague about what exactly was meant by this.

#COVID-19: The number of people who have died in the UK after contracting coronavirus passed 1,000.

#SPAIN: The death toll from coronavirus in Spain surged to over 5,600 after a record 832 people died in the past 24 hours.

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90308510 The famous Clery's clock on the former department store in Dublin. Source:

The world have changed an awful lot in the past few months but some things do remain the same, some of them are even good.

We now expect a much grander stretch in the evenings as the clocks go forward tonight. Don’t forget!

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