Until 12 April, everyone is urged to stay in their home wherever possible. Staying at home is the best way to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to your friends, families and communities.
There are exceptions for some workers in key businesses but for the majority of people, the rule is simple: Stay at home.
This is the best way to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to your friends, families and communities.
You can buy food and attend medical appointments and even get out for some exercise but you are being asked to stay in your home as much as possible.
You cannot arrange a gathering with anybody you do not live with.
Measures called 'cocooning' have been put in place for those over 70 years of age and those who are extremely medically vulnerable to COVID-19. This is where they stay inside and isolate as much as possible.
Stay at home in all circumstances, except in the following situations:
Travel restrictions will be implemented as follows:
The measures above will be reflected in the regulations to be made under the Health (Preservation and Protection and Other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Act 2000 and will be enforced by the Garda Síochána.