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Coronavirus: Northern Ireland woman who lost both parents says Dominic Cummings must go

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Dominic Cummings during the briefing (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Dominic Cummings during the briefing (Jonathan Brady/PA)

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Dominic Cummings during the briefing (Jonathan Brady/PA)

A Belfast woman who lost both her parents to Covid-19 within days has renewed calls for the senior government adviser Dominic Cummings to step down.

On Monday, an extraordinary Downing Street rose garden press conference with Mr Cummings was at the centre of national attention as he refused to apologise for driving from London to Co Durham during the height of lockdown.

He said the journey was reasonable and made to ensure his children would be cared for if he and his wife became ill, and to ensure their safety after receiving threats in London.