New York state Alaska and Montana to its coronavirus travel advisory list, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday. Travelers coming to New York from a total of 30 hot spot states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, are required to quarantine for 14 days, according to the advisory.
The list includes areas that have a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents over a seven-day rolling average, or an area with 10% or higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average.
The number of Covid-19 cases in New York remains low, with 0.98% of the nearly 77,000 tests conducted on Aug. 31 found to be positive. There were 432 hospitalizations and three virus-related deaths, according to state data.
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