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New proposals to address spread of Covid-19 in the North being considered by Stormont today

Dec 17, 2020 08:12 By News Northern Sound
New proposals to address spread of Covid-19 in the North being considered by Stormont today New proposals to address spread of Covid-19 in the North being considered by Stormont today
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New proposals to address the spread of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland will be considered by the Stormont Executive today. Health Minister Robin Swann says '

New proposals to address the spread of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland will be considered by the Stormont Executive today.

Health Minister Robin Swann says 'decisive' and 'robust' interventions are needed.

The region's lockdown was lifted last Friday, but there were 510 cases yesterday and hospitals are operating at 105 per cent capacity.

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Professor Gabriel Scally is strongly critical of the North's political response to the crisis.

The British Medical Association's calling for intensive care staff from the Republic to be sent to the North to cope with its crisis.

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The BMA's chair for Northern Ireland is Tom Black, he says they need help:

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