Delaware and Washington D.C., No Longer Under Quarantine List
On Tuesday, August 5, Washington D.C. and Delaware were removed from the list of states and regions with a 14-day quarantine restriction upon arriving anywhere in the tri-state area, Rhode Island was added to the list.
The order applies to states with a positive COVID-19 test rate of at least 10 per 100,000 residents or areas with a 10% or higher positive test return rate. Both are calculated over a seven-day rolling average.
A total of 34 states and Puerto Rico are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that he is going to establish checkpoints at bridges and tunnels entering the city to enforce Gov. Cuomo’s mandatory 14-day quarantine list for visitors from states with high COVID-19 infection rates.
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