The Irish Government on Thursday removed Greece from the list of exempt countries for quarantine due to the coronavirus (Covid-19).
As of Monday, September 21, all travelers arriving to Ireland from Greece must self-isolate for 14 days.
According to the country’s travel advice update, a new ‘green’ (normal precautions) list, based on ECDC data, will take effect from Monday 21 September.
The updated travel restrictions are aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.
Greece will no longer be on Ireland’s green list from midnight Sunday, 20 Sept https://t.co/ak6Wizmlrx
— Irish Embassy Athens (@IrlEmbAthens) September 17, 2020
The country’s updated ‘green’ list includes Cyprus, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Travelers arriving to Ireland from the seven countries will not have to quarantine.
Italy has also been added to the list of countries from which travelers are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.
Irish health authorities on Thursday reported 240 more Covid-19 cases and one more death. Confirmed cases in the country has reached 32,023 and the death toll has risen to 1,789.