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Stormont Executive seeks details on coronavirus lockdown 'bubble' concept

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New Zealand's director of public health Dr Caroline McElnay

New Zealand's director of public health Dr Caroline McElnay

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New Zealand's director of public health Dr Caroline McElnay

The Executive has asked for more information on the 'bubble' concept as Northern Ireland continues to ease out of the Covid-19 lockdown.

It is seen as a means of reuniting friends and family.

First Minister Arlene Foster said that ministers will discuss the social bubble idea on Thursday after asking Stormont officials for advice.