23 countries dropped from designated states list

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Galway Daily news 23 countries dropped from designated states list

There has been a significant update of the designated states list for COVID-19, with 23 countries removed from the quarantine list.

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has also added Ecuador to the list of designated states as of Friday evening.

People arriving from a designated country who do not have a valid proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19 in the past two weeks must go into mandatory hotel quarantine.

If you receive a negative result from a test taken from day 10 onwards after arrival into Ireland, you will be able to leave hotel quarantine.

Those who do have the required proof will have to present a negative RT-PCR test from the past 72 hours, and self-quarantine at home.

The full list of countries removed from Mandatory Quarantine is:

  • Bangladesh
  • Botswana
  • Cuba
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Eswatini
  • Fiji
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Kazakhstan
  • Malaysia
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Pakistan
  • Paraguay
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Uruguay
  • Zimbabwe

The full list of designated states worldwide can be found online here.