Large national outbreak of COVID-19 linked to air travel in Ireland, summer 2020

Fifty-nine laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 from six Irish health regions were linked to an international flight into Ireland in summer 2020

An outbreak case was defined as positive PCR for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (naso-pharyngeal swab) in either a passenger or a contact of a passenger.  More...

Britain finally closes its borders to coronavirus – 1 year too late

“UK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enter

All foreign arrivals will also have to quarantine in toughening of measures in response to new strains

The UK is to close all access to the country for overseas travellers without proof of a recent negative coronavirus test and 10 days of quarantine, shutting all travel corridors, Boris Johnson has announced.  More...