Kenyans traveling to Ireland to undergo a two weeks mandatory quarantine

Due to recent variant in covid-19 Ireland has imposed mandatory two weeks quarantine to any traveler from Kenya upon arrival in the European country.

The travelers will therefore be expected to book a hotel before traveling to Ireland. The expenses of the quarantine are also supposed to be paid for by the traveller.

Other countries are also in the Ireland’s Covid-19 “red list”. They include; Italy, USA, France, Luxembourg, Canada, USA, Maldives, Ukraine, Turkey, Armenia, Bermuda, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bosnia and Curacao.

The directives are to take place from 15th April.

Photo courtesy: Kenya Airport Authority

“These arrangements apply to any passenger who has been in any of these countries in the previous 14 days, even if only transiting through one of these countries and even if remaining airside,” read part of a statement on Ireland’s embassy website.

Irish health minister said in the Irish Times that ‘this decision reinforces Ireland’s biosecurity.’

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