Ireland has removed Kenya from the list of states designated for hotel quarantine.
It is among 34 countries that have been removed from the mandatory hotel quarantine list for travellers arriving into the country as of Friday announced by Health minister Stephen Donnelly.
The other countries are Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Burundi, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, Panama, the Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Zambia.
Ireland Ambassador to Kenya Fionnuala Quinlan said she was delighted that her country has removed Kenya from the list of states designated for hotel quarantine.
“Really good news for citizens wishing to travel home, Kenyan travellers and for businesses,” she said in a tweet.
Those coming from countries not on the designated list are required to quarantine at home for 14 days, or until they receive a negative Covid-19 test within five days of arrival.