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The new rules apply to people arriving by air and sea. Photo: Stock image

The new rules apply to people arriving by air and sea. Photo: Stock image

A Covid antigen test. Stock image. Picture: Gerry Mooney

A Covid antigen test. Stock image. Picture: Gerry Mooney

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The new rules apply to people arriving by air and sea. Photo: Stock image

From the early hours of Friday morning, all passengers coming into the State will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test. The measures will to be reviewed in two weeks and are being put in place due to fears over the Omicron variant .

Last Friday, Government moved to put in place travel restrictions for people coming back from southern African countries; but after new health advice, there will now be further restrictions.


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