More countries subject to mandatory hotel quarantine from this morning

first_imgArrivals from 58 countries will be subject to mandatory hotel quarantine from this morning.Last week 26 high-risk states were added to the list, including Israel and the Wallis and Futuna Islands.The issue of mandatory hotel quarantine has been the source of deep divisions in the Cabinet…..with Health Minister Stephen Donnelly favouring the inclusion of 17 EU countries along with the US on the list.However that plan was dropped last week… reportedly following pressure from Foreign Affairs minister Simon CoveneyMr Coveney expressed concerns it would affect Irish citizens living in EU countries who return for their summer holidays.He’s also reported to be anxious about potential legal issues relating to freedom of travel within the EU.Among the country scratched from the revised mandatory quarantine list were Italy, Germany and France who are currently firefighting another wave of the virus.It’s believed Mr Donnelly is considering revisiting his planTalks are due to take place later this week between officials and ministers on the issue.There are fears there is not enough hotel capacity or staff for huge numbers, while the possibility of home quarantine and the use of vaccinations to reduce quarantine times are also expected to be on the table. More countries subject to mandatory hotel quarantine from this morning By News Highland – April 6, 2021 Previous articlePotential strike action won’t stop schools reopening after EasterNext articleDrop in number of people in ICU with Covid-19 News Highland Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews Facebook Pinterestcenter_img WhatsApp Google+ Google+ Twitter Pinterest Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

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1st year students expected onto campuses from September 28th

first_img Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter 1st year students expected onto campuses from September 28th Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest WhatsApp 1st year students are expected to be welcomed onto college and university campuses from September 28th. Higher Education Minister Simon Harris met with representatives from the sector today to discuss the roadmap for reopening.It was agreed that the return of third level must be safe and guided by the best public health advice to ensure students and staff are protected. Pinterest Previous articleNo Covid-19 deaths in north, 8 new casesNext articleNew signing at Derry City News Highland Google+center_img Homepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Twitter Facebook By News Highland – July 23, 2020 Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

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AP sources: Biden to pause oil and gas sales on public lands

first_imgWASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands and waters, as his administration moves quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment and address climate change. Two people with knowledge of Biden’s plans outlined the proposed moratorium, which will be announced Wednesday. The move follows a 60-day suspension of new drilling permits for U.S. lands and waters announced last week and follows Biden’s campaign pledge to halt new drilling on federal lands and water as part of his plan to address climate change.last_img

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Tipp camogie boss insists “downtime” will benefit long term

first_imgAlthough he hasn’t managed to do it to the extent that he would have liked Brian Boyle believes it will pay dividends next summer.Tipp will play their first match in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship on June 10th.Their boss says ‘down-time’ is important for players competing at such a high level…last_img

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