Donnelly to insist on hotel quarantine list changes despite FG opposition

Minister for Health fears new variants of Covid-19 could threaten vaccination rollout as hotel group requested to increase capacity

4th April, 2021
Donnelly to insist on hotel quarantine list changes despite FG opposition
The Business Post understands that Tifco, the group which operates the quarantine hotels, has been asked to increase its number of available beds from 650 to up to 3,000

Stephen Donnelly, the Minister for Health, is set to push back against Fine Gael’s resistance to expanding the mandatory hotel quarantine programme, due to his concerns that not doing so could undermine the vaccination rollout.

The Business Post understands that Tifco, the group which operates the quarantine hotels, has been asked to increase its number of available beds from 650 to up to 3,000, to cope with a potential increase in the numbers...

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