In Ireland, foreign tourists violating quarantine rules will now be sent to prison. The corresponding bill was adopted by the country’s government, RIA Novosti informs.
The document provides for punishment for leaving the hotel without permission, as well as for refusing to test for coronavirus. It is estimated that violating travelers will have to pay up to five thousand dollars or spend a month in jail.
Such measures apply to citizens from 20 countries, including Austria, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates and 17 African states. It is noteworthy that these tourists will be required to stay in the hotel for self-isolation for two weeks at their own expense. However, the quarantine period can be reduced if the test done on the tenth day turns out to be negative.
Earlier, Irish doctors warned about the side effects of vaccines against the coronavirus infection Pfizer and Modena.
In the world, the number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 109,997,288, over the past day, experts have recorded 384,448 new cases of infection. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,435,145 people have become victims of the virus.