- From midnight 25 March, you must stay at home, unless you are an essential services worker or need to get essential services. Stay at home and save lives
- 647 confirmed and probable cases of Covid-19, with 58 new cases. One Covid-19 related death. 56 recovered. As at March 31.
- You will still be able to go out to buy food from the supermarket, get health care, walk your dog, and exercise
- Courier services, public transport and taxis/ride share services like Ola are operational for essential services
- Outside the home, you must be two metres away from anyone (except those from your household)
- If you feel unwell, stay at home
We are at emergency alert Level 4
You can still get food from the supermarket
Covid-19 cases will rise
You can still go outside in your local area - but keep your distance
- Staying at home is meant to reduce the transmission of the virus.
- For this to work, you are asked to only have contact with the people you live with.
- If you want to talk to a friend, call or video chat with them.
- If you want to talk to a neighbour, do it over the fence.
- Please note that children CAN travel between the homes of separated parents so as long as they live in the same town/city.
- Feel free to drop off groceries to others e.g. a grandma, but keep a 2 metre distance for her safety.
There is a new Government website for all Covid-19 information
You can't travel by air from midnight 25 March
Financial assistance is available
Wash and dry your hands properly, often
The symptoms of Covid-19
- a cough
- a fever (at least 38°C)
- shortness of breath.
There is currently no vaccine
- Cough or sneeze into your elbow or by covering your mouth and nose with tissues.
- Put used tissues in the bin or a bag immediately.
- Wash your hands with soap and water often (for at least 20 seconds).
- Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
- Don't touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.
- Avoid personal contact, such as kissing, sharing cups or food with sick people.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects, such as doorknobs.
- Stay home if you feel unwell.
- Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 if you have Covid-19 symptoms and have been to any countries or territories of concern or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19.