Passengers arriving from another 16 countries will have to stay in mandatory quarantine hotels from next Thursday.
The cabinet agreed to add countries including the US, Canada, France, Italy and Belgium to the list last night.
Albania, Israel and St Lucia have been removed and are no longer deemed high-risk.
Sinn Fein's Health Spokesperson David Cullinane says it's important enough resources are there to add more countries:
The additional countries to be added to the list are: Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, Pakistan, Turkey, the USA, Canada, Armenia, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Curaçao, Maldives, Ukraine.