Government may remove two-week quarantine period for people arriving to Ireland from countries where Covid-19 is controlled

The two-week quarantine period for people arriving into Ireland from abroad may be lifted for some visitors. 

The Irish Times reports the government may remove it for people coming from countries where Covid-19 is controlled.

Here, a further nine people with the virus have died, and there are 46 new confirmed cases.

Top health official Philip Nolan says the situation has become 'astonishingly stable'.

Chief medical officer Tony Holohan says they're seeing high levels of compliance with the restrictions, and is hopeful that continues this Bank Holiday Weekend.

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