Details of a proposal to establish a mandatory hotel quarantine system, initially for visitors from 20 ‘hot’ states, are still being worked on by the cabinet. The legislation is ‘likely to take two to three weeks’ to come into law.
Via RTE News:
…It is agreed that those who stay in mandatory quarantine for 14 days will have to pay for their stay and will take a number of tests for Covid-19 during that time.
Private security firms are likely to be involved in the day-to-day running of the facilities but gardaí will have a role if any laws are breached.
It is also expected that the Defence Forces could play a part in the logistical planning to set up the system…