Ireland mulls more travel curbs on Britain

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Currently travellers from Britain must self-quarantine but can move freely once they obtain a negative COVID-19 test no less than five days after arrival…reports Asian Lite News.

The Irish government is planning to increase quarantine requirements for unvaccinated travellers from Britain, according to Foreign Minister Simon Coveney.

This latest move from the Irish government comes after it rising concerns over the Delta variant of COVID-19, according to reports.

Currently travellers from Britain must self-quarantine but can move freely once they obtain a negative COVID-19 test no less than five days after arrival.

Asked in an interview with RTE radio whether the measures to be considered by the government in the coming days would include a longer quarantine for British travellers, Coveney said: “Potentially, yes, particularly for people who aren’t vaccinated,” it was reported.

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