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# NPHET advice

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# Coronavirus
All inbound travellers to Ireland will need a negative Covid test from Friday amid Omicron concerns
The measures will be in place for the next two weeks before they are reviewed.
The requirement will apply to people arriving at ports and airports and includes travellers arriving from Britain.
The negative test can be a PCR test taken within 72 hours or a professionally-administered antigen test within 48 hours.
The new measures will be reviewed in a fortnight's time.
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# NPHET advice
Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'
A new lockdown in January had been suggested, but the government is warning that the restrictions may come sooner than expected.