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# restrictions

This year
Visiting restrictions in place at several hospital due to outbreaks of respiratory viruses
Last year
Debunked: Australian footage from 2021 used to imply Covid lockdowns are being enforced again
INMO head: Action needed now to prevent future Covid-19 surge
Former NPHET member: Long-term school closures were 'not required'
All time
WHO holds 'high-level meeting' with Chinese officials to discuss Covid-19 surge
China announces nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests
New Zealand welcomes back international tourists as Covid rules are eased
Shutdowns spread in China as Covid infections rise
Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing
New Zealand announces end of Covid-19 mandates
Tánaiste rules out bringing back Covid restrictions
‘Milestone’ day as most Covid-19 restrictions lifted today, including mask-wearing
Cabinet agrees to end almost all Covid-19 health measures from next Monday
Germany announces end to most Covid restrictions on March 20
Canadian judge orders an end to lorry blockade at border bridge
O'Neill says 'real prospect' Covid restrictions will have to stay in NI due to legal issues
Boris Johnson signals end to self-isolation rules in England as part of ‘living with Covid’
Europe is heading for Covid-19 'ceasefire' that could lead to 'enduring peace', WHO says
Denmark becomes first EU country to lift all Covid restrictions despite record case numbers
Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?
New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown
New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules
Spirits high as Ireland takes big step back to normality
Poll: As restrictions ease, what are you looking forward to most?
Explainer: Why are Covid restrictions lifting now?
Stormont ministers agree to relax many Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland
Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead
No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral
IRFU in contact with government on crowd restrictions ahead of Six Nations
Playing Six Nations in one country a better option than cancelling tournament, says Rob Baxter
EPCR hoping Champions Cup games can proceed as planned this month
WHO warns of Omicron overload as UK records almost 130,000 cases of the virus
No plans for more restrictions this week, but Martin can't rule out discussions after Christmas
Old Firm derby will be limited to 500 fans following Scottish government's announcement
As new restrictions come into force here, how are other European countries tackling Omicron?
Hospitality sector express anger and disappointment at 'closure in camouflage' 8pm curfew
Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions
Maximum of 5,000 people allowed at live sporting events under new Covid restrictions
Indoor events to end at 8pm and reduced capacity for concerts, cinema and sporting events from Monday
This evening's developments as Cabinet signed off on harsh new Covid measures