September 27, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: Norway advises citizens to avoid all travel abroad; Japan confirms record new infections

‘The holiday is over,’ says Norwegian health minister; cases continue to mount in Japan; PPE...

‘The holiday is over,’ says Norwegian health minister; cases continue to mount in Japan; PPE destroyed in Beirut blast; Africa passes 1m confirmed cases

6.36pm BST

Ireland’s premier Micheál Martin has announced a regional lockdown in counties Kildare, Laois and Offaly following a surge in coronavirus cases.

Addressing the country, the Taoiseach said the virus was still a “deep and urgent threat”.
He said a number of limited restrictions will apply to the three counties for two weeks from midnight.

6.06pm BST

A ban on households mixing in homes or gardens in large parts of the north of England is to stay in place for at least another week, and has been extended into Preston, the health department has announced.

After a review by ministers and councils on Thursday, the decision was reached that with no sign yet of worrying levels of coronavirus infections falling, the restrictions would stay in place across parts of the north-west of England, West Yorkshire and Leicester, writes Peter Walker.

Related: Preston added to areas with bans on households mixing due to Covid-19

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