As infections surge within the South and the West, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut — three former scorching spots within the Northeast — known as on Tuesday for vacationers from California and a number of other different states struggling to include outbreaks to quarantine for 14 days upon reaching their states.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, a Democrat, stated that guests from an extra eight states — California, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Tennessee — can be required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival within the state. Folks touring to New York from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Utah had already been advised to quarantine.
New Jersey and Connecticut are advising vacationers from the 16 states to quarantine.
It was the most recent instance of how the shifting geography of the outbreak is as soon as once more upending journey rules. The tristate space’s new restrictions now cowl vacationers from the nation’s most populous states, and from a number of of the busiest airports within the nation, together with these in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Dallas-Fort Price.
In Massachusetts, which had beforehand required all guests to quarantine for 14 days, Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, introduced on Tuesday that starting on Wednesday, the state would not require vacationers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New York and New Jersey to take action. “On account of decrease an infection charges throughout the Northeast area, our administration is updating our state’s journey steerage,” he stated.
Different locations are taking totally different approaches.
Beginning July 15, folks touring to Puerto Rico shall be required to convey proof of a adverse check taken inside three days of their arrival, the governor introduced Tuesday. Anybody who doesn’t have one shall be examined, and people who check constructive must quarantine for 2 weeks, and should assume all medical and housing prices.
On Monday, the Division of Protection introduced that it had lifted journey restrictions for service members to all however three states: California, Florida and Michigan.
Over the previous week California’s case rely has explode: It now has 222,917 confirmed circumstances, which have resulted in 5,980 deaths. On Tuesday, in a sign that the state’s hopes of easing extra restrictions could also be shifting additional out of attain, Gov. Gavin Newsom stated that 4 extra of the state’s 58 counties would doubtless be added to a “watch checklist” of locations the place officers are monitoring troubling traits in hospitalizations and constructive exams. A number of the 19 counties on the checklist as of Tuesday afternoon have already been ordered to close down bars, and plenty of have paused plans to reopen till they’ll rein in rising case counts.