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Contract For ROI's Mandatory Hotel Quarantine System To Be Awarded To Tifco

By Dave Simpson

The contract for the Republic of Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine system is set to be awarded to the Tifco Hotel Group.

Tifco operates 24 hotels including the Holiday Inn Express next to Dublin Airport and Travelodge venues next to both Dublin and Cork airports.

As reported by rte.ie, the contract will require Tifco to provide accommodation and food for people who have to quarantine.

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The contract also covers arrangements for transport to hotels as well as security and testing at hotels.

Due To Come Into Effect This Week

Minister for public expenditure Michael McGrath said that the hotel quarantine system is due to come into effect for people who arrive from designated countries by the end of this week.

McGrath told RTÉ News that minister for health Stephen Donnelly will be outlining how the system will work in the coming days.

"High Risk" Countries

The above news comes two weeks after legislation for mandatory hotel quarantining was signed into law due to concerns about people flying into the country, especially from "high risk" countries.

There are currently 33 countries, mostly in Africa and South America, on the government’s category two list of "high risk" countries.

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