Public Health Closures

Notice Type:

Government Notice

Notice Sub Type:

Public Notification
Notice ID:
Public Authorities / Department:
Health Headquarters
Publication date:
23 March 2020

 

CLOSURE NOTICE

UNDER THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 1949

SECTION 88

The Minister of Health has determined that a communicable disease of the first or second category exists and in the opinion of the Chief Medical Officer there is an immediate risk of an outbreak of COVID-19, as such the following places of public resort are hereby ordered to close pursuant to section 88 of the Public Health Act 1949, effective 5pm 23rd March 2020 until 5pm 30th March 2020:

  • Bars and clubs
  • Beauty salons, spas and barbers
  • Church services (except funerals)
  • Cinemas
  • Concerts
  • Gyms
  • Organized sports club activities with more than 10 people
  • Restaurant dine-in services
  • Retail stores (except supermarkets, grocery stores, pharmacies, health supplies, utilities and IT support)
  • Schools and day care
  • Swimming pools in hotels, Airbnb and guest houses

 

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