Theatres, casinos and bowling alleys are now allowed to reopen.
The two-week measures will allow authorities in Seoul and towns in neighbouring Gyeonggi Province to shut down high-risk facilities.
The homelessness outreach support worker paid over five times the price of his original plane ticket to return to the UK.
Officials are looking at the possibility that workers on a freight ship or at the port may have spread the infections.
The move comes just a month after it had already said it would cut 250 head office staff as part of cost-cutting measures.
The high street fashion retailer said it has accelerated plans to shake-up its operations after being impacted by the virus.
More than 4,000 job losses have been announced this week.
Crerar Hotels gave all rooms across its portfolio of seven hotels to specially selected workers.
The number of close contacts infected people are having has risen to an average of six, Dr Ronan Glynn added.
Theatres, casinos and bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen from this weekend in England.
Firms in Kildare, Laois and Offaly are to be offered support grants enhanced by up to 5,000 euro to deal with the impact.
The daily number published on Friday for positive tests is the highest since June 14.
Local restrictions have the potential to undermine the ‘we are all in this together’ spirit of the national lockdown, according to scientists.
Northampton is currently recording the highest rate, thanks to an outbreak in a sandwich factory.
People arriving in the UK from France after 4am on Saturday will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
The CSO has been analysing the statistics for the number of people who contracted or died from Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.
The Education Minister faced intense questioning as he appeared before his Stormont scrutiny committee.
Experts say ‘early indications’ suggest a rise.
Ministers have urged universities to hold places for applicants challenging their results amid Covid-19.
The education minister faced robust questioning at his Assembly scrutiny committee on the A-level results controversy.
The rate continues to rise in Spain, as well as smaller but steady increases in France and the Netherlands.
The Health Ministry reported 1,007 deaths in the past 24 hours, to make a total of 48,040.
The UK now has access to six different Covid-19 vaccine candidates that are being developed.
The new agreements, on top of earlier deals, mean the UK now has access to six different coronavirus vaccine candidates in development.
The cheapest ticket on a Eurostar train from Paris to London is £210, compared with £165 on Saturday.