UK news Portugal among countries included on NI's green list for foreign travel last news
MetiNews.Com - The Executive has announced Northern Ireland's travel green list, with foreign travel set to resume from Monday.
Breaking News ! "The Executive has announced Northern Ireland's travel green list, with foreign travel set to resume from Monday. As part of the relaxing of coronavirus restrictions holidaymakers will be able to visit twelve destinations without the need to quarantine when they return.They are: Portugal, including the Azores and Madeira, Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Faroe Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Gibraltar, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Israel and Jerusalem and Singapore.The list of countries is the same as that announced by the UK Government for England earlier this month. Foreign travel resumed in England from Monday.Portugal has long been a popular holiday destination for people from Northern Ireland and could see travellers flocking to the region this summer.
.Those visiting Portugal, Israel and Jerusalem, and Singapore will also be asked to take an additional free PCR test on Day 8.The Executive said it considered the threat posed by coronavirus variants when making its decision around foreign travel."In making its decision, the Executive considered the current data on variants of concern and will continue to monitor the situation going forward," a spokesperson said."The list of countries will be subject to review by the Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC) at the end of May.""
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