From Monday, the government’s air travel green list will be reduced to four from seven countries.
New Liechtenstein joins the list in Cyprus, Finland and Latvia. In the case of the first three, there are embargoes, inspections or other restrictions on arrivals from other countries, including Ireland.
Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Iceland will be removed from the green list.
According to Green List Travel Advisory, people can travel to listed countries for non-essential trips and return to Ireland without having to restrict their movements.
even though Level 3 controls What currently exists in Dublin applies to domestic and foreign travel, which means people in the capital cannot go abroad except for essential reasons. People from Donegal will be encouraged not to travel abroad when entering the third level.
The advice to people in other countries is to avoid unnecessary foreign travel, except in countries on the green list, and to take the usual precautions there.
So, until Sunday evening, people can return to Ireland from Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Iceland without having to restrict their movements on their return.
However, from Monday morning, if they return from these countries, they will have to restrict their movements.
The government has agreed to update the green list weekly on September 15.
In the last two weeks, one lakh people can see the EU / EEA countries with less than 25 Kovid-19 cases under the new system.
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This system will last until the EU’s new “traffic light” system comes into force. This is expected to happen next month.
Airlines have repeatedly criticized the government’s approach to air travel during epidemics.
Updates are being made to the Green List every Thursday to take effect next Monday.