Ireland is making fun of travel from the UK: you are required to be tested for COVID-19 for 5 consecutive days.
The Irish authorities have announced that all persons intending to travel from the UK to Ireland will be required to undergo a COVID-19 antigen test every day for five consecutive days of arrival. The decision is motivated by the recent increase in the number of infections caused by the new Omicron strain in the UK.
Such a decision was confirmed by the country's government, while stressing that the tests would be in addition to the recently introduced requirement that passengers have a negative COVID-19 PCR test or the rapid test before boarding. -a plane.
According to the Irish government's announcement, the first test should be performed on the day of arrival, while stressing that if people experience any symptoms related to the virus or if a passenger has a positive test, they should have a PCR. Testers must remain in isolation.
To date, six cases of COVID-19 infection have been reported in Ireland. Therefore, the government stressed that "Take into account relevant factors following an updated public health assessment of the Omicron variant".
Based on figures provided by the World Health Organization, Ireland recorded a total of 606 cases of COVID-852 infections and 19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.