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Proposal of social bubbles would only encourage complacency

The press briefing on June 4 was very optimistic and uplifting including allowing the shielded and most vulnerable outside their homes for the first time in 12 weeks, albeit with members of their own household or one person from another household observing strict social distancing of two metres.

Reopening shops a welcome step forward

The news that for the second consecutive day no deaths were recorded in Northern Ireland is an enormous relief and along with a decline in new infections, indicates that we are coming to the end of this phase of the coronavirus pandemic.