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Pinpointing Covid hotspots vital in helping science get to grips with virus

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Shoppers out in force in Belfast city centre

Shoppers out in force in Belfast city centre

Liam McBurney/RAZORPIX

Shoppers out in force in Belfast city centre

Northern Ireland is about to go into a strict lockdown that is likely to last at least six weeks.

The most recent circuit breaker did very little, if anything, to tackle the number of Covid-19 cases - as is demonstrated by recent figures.

Statistics released yesterday by the Department of Health showed another 13 virus-related deaths and 505 more cases here.


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