Restrictions on movement in Northern Ireland will last longer than three weeks, the first minister has said.
Arlene Foster said a range of things would need to be reviewed after the initial period.
But she said if she was a “betting person” she would think the measures to slow the spread of coronavirus would continue beyond Easter.
The unprecedented measures were announced by Boris Johnson on Monday night.
He introduced the Coronavirus Bill, which introduces sweeping measures aimed at preventing the spread of the disease and which will be reviewed in three weeks’ time.
It will be passed at Westminster, but on Tuesday the Northern Ireland Assembly will also debate the legislation, which aims to force people to stay at home.
Four people have died in Northern Ireland after