Ireland plans to lift travel restrictions for the immunized
Travelers who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus, as well as those who test negative for a CORID-19 PCR test, may be eligible to enter Ireland in mid-July, according to government sources involved.
The European Union's COVID digital certification procedures are almost complete in the EU. In addition, the Permanent Representatives Committee of the European Council (Coreper) unanimously supported the agreement previously reached between the Council and the European Parliament on 20 May.
The leaders of the Member States of the European Union are expected to approve the plan, which is due to enter into force on 1 July, at the Brussels Summit. However, Member States will have six weeks to launch the application.
Ireland plans to lift travel restrictions for the immunized, starting in mid-July.
It is likely that the Irish authorities will implement it by mid-July, which means that tourists - who will obtain such a certificate - will only be allowed to visit Ireland without mid-July without restrictions. Authorities will monitor entry conditions and assess the rate of infections and the vaccination rate before implementing this scheme.
The European Union will present a system that will allow Member States to check each other's documents starting next month. However, countries will have to prepare the structures to issue certificates, free of charge, to residents.
To date, Ireland has reported over 259.050 cases of infection and 4.941 deaths. According to statistics provided by Worldometers, more than 241.263 people have fully recovered from the disease in Ireland, while there are a total of 12.846 active cases. Although the number of COVID-19 infections continues to rise in many other countries, the Irish government is constantly trying to find safe ways to help the country's tourism sector recover.
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, according to the schedule set at European level, and Romania performed the testing to the EU gateway centralizing and managing Member States' public keys needed to verify digital signatures for launch EU Covid digital certificate. The testing was carried out jointly with Latvia.