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Coronavirus: As NI eateries and bars look to reopen, guest books may be option in follow-up tracing


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Guidelines: Colin Neill

Guidelines: Colin Neill

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The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

The changing face of the Parador Lodge: How the Ormeau Road hostelry now looks as it prepares for safe opening

Guidelines: Colin Neill

Guest books at pubs and restaurants that may help trace customers if there is a coronavirus outbreak linked to a premises are a possibility in Northern Ireland.

But until final guidance is crafted by the Executive, likely following the lead from London this week, it is not something that is definite, said Colin Neill, chief executive of Hospitality Ulster.

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday said the use of guest books is being considered in England.