Tougher restrictions for Northern Ireland will come into effect for four weeks beginning on Friday.

So what will this mean?

Social bubbles – bubbling – will be limited to a maximum of 10 people from two households; no overnight stays in a private home unless in a bubble. 

The hospitality sector will close apart from deliveries and takeaways for food, with the existing closing time of 11pm remaining.

Other takeaway premises will now have a closing time of 11pm 

Close contact services such as hairdressers and beauticians will be shut, apart from those relating to essential health interventions and therapeutics.

No indoor sport of any kind or organised contact sport involving household mixing other than at elite level; 

Gatherings are limited to 15 people only (except for allowed outdoor sporting events where the relevant number for that will continue to apply); 

Gyms can stay open for individual training only with local enforcement in place.

Funerals to be limited to 25 people with no pre- or post-funeral gatherings.

Off licenses and supermarkets cannot sell alcohol after 8pm 

Wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships to be limited to 25 people with no receptions. 

This will be implemented on Monday 19 October. Venues where receptions have been booked over the weekend can still host them, but cannot not provide other services for people who are not part of the wedding or partnership party. 

People should work from home unless unable to do so.

Universities and further education should deliver remote learning with only essential face to face learning where it is absolutely necessary 

Only essential journeys are allowed. 

Schools and colleges will shut from 19 to 30 October.

Places of worship can stay open, but face coverings must be worn when entering and exiting.

The retail sector will also stay open.