North expected to announce plans for second full lockdown

 

Northern Ireland is expected to outline plans for a second full lockdown later.

It's due to last four weeks, with schools closing for two.

It comes after a severe rise in Covid-19 cases in the past couple of weeks with 863 infections announced in the North yesterday.

Mayor of Derry and Strabane, which has the highest incidence rate is Brian Tierney - he's fearful hospitals may get overrun: