Syracuse, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo as we speak eradicated the ever-growing quarantine travel list with a brand new testing requirement for these coming into New York from different states.
As an alternative, all individuals coming into New York must carry proof of a unfavorable coronavirus check, Cuomo stated. That check should be inside three days of coming into the state.
However that’s not all.
The traveler should then quarantine for 3 days after coming into New York. On the fourth day, the traveler should get one other check.
As soon as that second check comes again unfavorable, the particular person is now not quarantined, he stated.
If traveler doesn’t get examined, then she or he should quarantine 14 days after arriving in New York — regardless of the place they arrive from, Cuomo stated.
Individuals who go away the state for simply 24 hours will comply with a special requirement, Cuomo stated.
For these shorter journeys, the particular person should get a unfavorable check inside 4 days after returning to New York, he stated.
Cuomo stated the principles don’t apply for contiguous states (New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Connecticut).
The brand new guidelines will likely be enforced at airports or by native well being officers, Cuomo stated.
The change comes as instances are creeping upward in New York. In the present day, for the fourth day in a row, the state confirmed greater than 2,000 new instances of coronavirus:
- Friday’s day by day testing outcomes: 2049
- Thursday: 2259
- Wednesday: 2499
- Tuesday: 2031
The outcomes from Friday’s instances had been based mostly on 136,962 assessments. That’s a 1.49% constructive price.
Statewide, 1,121 had been hospitalized as we speak.
On Friday, one other eight individuals died, Cuomo stated. Since March, the state has reported 25,807 deaths.
Central New York’s one-day constructive testing price for Friday was 1.9%, down from 2.4% on Thursday.
The area’s seven-day constructive price is 1.5%, in line with state knowledge.
The brand new quarantine necessities additionally come as Thanksgiving nears.
“Thanksgiving goes to be difficult,” Cuomo stated. Faculty college students will return residence. Households will collect. And even these small teams with family members can show problematic, he stated.
“Folks assume they’re secure if they’re with individuals they know,” he stated. “Simply because they’re your loved ones doesn’t imply they’re secure from Covid.”