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Ireland Coronavirus Ireland: Handy map tool will help you see how far you can walk from your house for the next two weeks amid COVID-19 shutdown

01:00  29 march  2020
01:00  29 march  2020 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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COVID - 19 Coronavirus Pandemic. The coronavirus COVID - 19 is affecting 196 countries and territories around the world and 1 international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan). Ireland .

COVID - 19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. This is suspected to have occurred for the virus that causes COVID - 19 . Visit the COVID - 19 Prevention and Treatment page to learn about how to protect yourself from respiratory

a close up of a map: The 2kmfromhome.com tool in action © 2kmfromhome.com The 2kmfromhome.com tool in action

The Government's restrictions on travel mean people can only go 2km from their homes for non-essential journeys for the next two weeks.

And this handy tool will help you figure out exactly how far that is.

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Want to help?: Volunteer Ireland are looking for people to assist our communities' most vulnerable members during the coronavirus emergency. If you're interested in helping, click HERE

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2kmfromhome.com is a simple, easy to use tool which will tell you exactly where is off and not off limits for your walk or run during the two-week shutdown. 

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"When I walk my dog in my neighbourhood, if someone's coming and I don't see them moving, I move off on to the grass, or I'll wait in the driveway for them to pass." Alternatively, she recommends treating it like a single lane bridge, and waiting for the other person to pass before you go through.

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a close up of a map: The 2kmfromhome.com tool in action © 2kmfromhome.com The 2kmfromhome.com tool in action

The site simply checks your location and automatically shows you where you can and cannot go with a red circle of radius 2km.

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MORE ON CORONAVIRUS:

Questions gardaí will be asking if you're outside during lockdown (Dublin Live)

Taoiseach clarifies that 2km limit is just for exercise (The Journal)

Coronavirus kills man, 61, and his daughter, 33, in space of 24 hours (Mirror)

Which countries have flattened the curve? (Sky News)

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Simply put, anywhere inside your circle is good to go for your daily exercise for the duration of the emergency measures.

You can drag the pin around too, to check for your friends or get a more precise measurement if the location is a little off.

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As a result of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, many countries and regions have imposed quarantines or entry bans for citizens or visitors of the most affected areas of the pandemic.

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Anyone who may have been in contact with a person who has COVID-19, is advised to contact HSE Live via 1850 24 1850 or on the HSE website here

If you are unwell with a cough, especially with respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, high temperature, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever) you should isolate yourself immediately and phone your GP

If you have a COVID-19 related travel query, you can call the dedicated advice centre on (01)613 1733.

Follow the government’s latest travel advice here


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