Another State Added To New York’s Travel Advisory List
With cases on the rise, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has added New Mexico to the travel advisory list requiring all travelers coming from states with significant rates of transmission of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of their last contact.
The full updated list of states and territories on the travel advisory:
- New Mexico
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Puerto Rico
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
This is based upon a seven day rolling average of positive tests in excess of 10%, or number of positive cases exceeding 10 per 100,000 residents.
All out-of-state travelers from designated states must complete a traveler health form upon entering New York. Travelers who leave the airport without completing the travel health form will be subject to a $2,000 fine and may be brought to a hearing and ordered to complete mandatory quarantine.
Governor Andrew Cuomo also announced a new cluster action initiative to address COVID-19 hot spots that have popped up in Brooklyn, Queens, and Broome, Orange and Rockland Counties. Anyone caught having mass gatherings will be charges a $15,000 fine. Additional information can be found on the New York State website.
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