Travellers coming into Northern Eire from Spain and its islands will experience a mandatory 14-working day quarantine.
The Department of Well being claimed the determination was taken pursuing health-related and scientific information and Well being Minister Robin Swann stated the selection “was not taken evenly.”
There has been a modern major surge in Covid-19 conditions in Spain.
The measure will come into outcome in Northern Eire from midnight on Saturday.
“I have always claimed I will move swiftly and just take the important action to be certain our citizens are safeguarded,” Mr Swann claimed.
“I have spoken with my counterparts across the Uk these days and we concur that the new upsurge in new positive instances in different parts of Spain are a induce for concern.
“As of midnight tonight, any one returning or browsing Northern Eire from Spain, such as its islands will be demanded to quarantine for 14 times.
“I will keep on to monitor the condition in Spain and other nations around the world and make the variations to the rules when vital.”