The New Paper

October 21, 2020

Ireland reimposes nationwide lockdown

Ireland announced plans to impose a six-week nationwide lockdown following a recent increase in coronavirus cases. The announcement comes amid an increase in cases across Europe more broadly, with several other countries (including the UK and France) announcing a series of restrictions over the last several weeks.

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