Up to date Quarantine Advisory Issued for People Touring to New Jersey, Bringing New Complete to 41 States and Territories
41 States and Territories Embody Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming
New Jersey Extremely Discourages, to the Extent Sensible, Non-Important Interstate Journey Given Elevated Unfold of the Virus Nationwide
TRENTON – At present, Governor Phil Murphy suggested people touring to New Jersey from states or territories with vital group unfold of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day interval from the time of final contact inside the recognized state or territory. The up to date advisory consists of the addition of California and Massachusetts, bringing the overall to 41 states and territories. The journey advisory applies to any individual arriving from a state or territory with a optimistic check fee greater than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 p.c or greater positivity fee over a 7-day rolling common.
As of Tuesday, October 27, there are presently 41 states and territories that meet the standards acknowledged above: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Iowa; Idaho; Indiana; Illinois; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; Mississippi; Montana; North Carolina; North Dakota; Nebraska; New Mexico; Nevada; Ohio; Oklahoma; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Virginia; Wisconsin; West Virginia; and Wyoming.
Neighboring states Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware now meet the standards for New Jersey’s journey advisory. Because of the interconnected nature of the area and mode of transport between New Jersey and the three states, a 14-day quarantine will not be cheap in all situations. Non-essential journey to and from these states, nevertheless, is extremely discouraged right now. New York and Connecticut are additionally discouraging non-essential journey to and from New Jersey, however will not be mandating that vacationers quarantine as a result of interconnected nature of the area and economic system. Massachusetts can be included on New Jersey’s advisory, however neither New York’s or Connecticut’s based mostly on the identical standards.
“Circumstances have continued to extend at alarming charges, in our state and throughout the nation and it’s crucial that we maintain the unfold of COVID-19 below management.” stated Governor Murphy. “It stays our high precedence to make sure the protection of New Jersey residents, and we ask people arriving from these 41 states to get examined for COVID-19 and self-quarantine for 14 days.”
Vacationers and people residents who’re coming back from impacted states ought to self-quarantine at their dwelling, lodge, or different non permanent lodging. People ought to go away the place of self-quarantine solely to hunt medical care/remedy or to acquire meals and different important objects.
It’s anticipated that people will observe the general public well being advisory to self-quarantine. The checklist of states can be up to date on a rolling foundation and is accessible here.
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