Six states have been removed from the list of places from where travelers to New York State must quarantine for 14 days to curb the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday.
California, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, and Ohio are no longer on the list. The list includes areas with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents over a 7-day rolling average or an area with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average. Puerto Rico was added back to the list.
”When other states and territories make progress fighting COVID-19, that’s good for New York and while I am glad to see areas removed from the travel advisory list, it still remains far too long,” the governor said.
The list includes 29 states, plus Guam. New York City has set up checkpoints at bridges and tunnels to ensure travelers from other states fill out the required contact tracing paperwork or face fines.
The full, updated list of states on the travel advisory is as follows:
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Puerto Rico
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
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