The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service is suspending its normal transport service for outpatient appointments as of Monday 23 March.
However, transport to essential renal and cancer centres will still be offered.
"This decision has been made in the context of the management of Covid- 19 which has resulted in hospitals having reduced non-urgent outpatient appointments and patients having decided against travelling as part of their personal protection strategies," the ambulance service said.
Creativity, kindness and canals offer hope
Do you find yourself swimming in a sea of anxiety since the coronavirus pandemic took over the news?
While we are living dark times, there are some reasons to find hope.
Among the reasons for optimism are acts of kindness, a unity between people, and a change in the environment.
The SDLP’s public health spokesman Justin McNulty says the decision for the market to proceed is "reckless and could potentially cost lives".
“Whilst many of the shoppers and stall owners may be fit and well and may feel that they will not be adversely impacted by the deadly coronavirus, they will become vectors and could potentially spread the virus to many thousands of people," he said.
"Decision makers must step in and prevent the market from proceeding.”
Plea over Nutts Corner market
Ulster Unionist Party leader Steve Aiken tweets:
According to its Facebook page, the market is still open tomorrow.
Its Facebook profile says the Sunday market has been running for almost 40 years and holds about 250 stalls, some under a covered area, others out of car boots.
The Premier Division side said wages would not be paid after next week, a day after the resumption of fixtures was put back to at least 19 June.
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"We have to act in order to secure the long-term future of the club," the Leesiders added.
Sligo Rovers announced temporary lay-offs earlier this week.
'Limited number of 50ml sanitisers'
Education Authority tweets:
The Education Authority says it has been able to source a limited number of 50ml bottles of hand sanitisers for schools opening on Monday to cater for the children of key workers and vulnerable children.
In a follow-up tweet it tells principals that if they can source their own - or other necessary hygiene materials - they should do so.
"For small value items sourced locally or need urgently (up to a value of £100 for any one purchase) you can buy with your school’s petty cash float or use yr own money & get reimbursed from petty cash float. Pls ensure that you keep the receipt as proof of purchase," the department tweeted.