ATLANTA - Georgia has been added to the list of states that New York, New Jersey and Connecticut now requires travelers to self-quarantine for 14 days.
The travel advisory was issued by three states on Tuesday, according to ABC 7 New York.
Eight states have recently been added to the list that now stands at 16, including California, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Tennessee.
If you're traveling to New York from the following states you must self-quarantine for 14 days.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) June 30, 2020
The states are: AL, AR, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IA, ID, LA, MS, NC, NV, SC, TN, TX, UT.
The other states on that list were announced last week are Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Utah.
I am announcing with @GovMurphy and @GovNedLamont a joint travel advisory. All individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID into NY, NJ, or CT must quarantine for 14 days.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) June 24, 2020
This travel advisory is effective midnight tonight.
Under the travel advisory, individuals traveling to or returning to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut from states with increasing rates of COVID-19 are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes travel by train, bus, car, plane and any other method of transportation, officials said.
According to officials, the advisory does not apply to any individual passing through designated states for a limited duration through the course of travel. Examples include: stopping at rest stops for vehicles, buses, and/or trains; or layovers for air travel, bus travel, or train travel.