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“The CDC’s decision to end enhanced screening at airports, coupled with an alarming increase in cases in countries around the world, poses an increased threat to New York’s progress in the war on COVID-19,” said Governor Cuomo said. “Today’s decree will require the Department of Health to alert all travelers from any level 2 or 3 country of mandatory quarantine requirements, and will require international travelers to complete the DOH form on the travel health to facilitate the state’s contact tracing efforts and further prevent the spread of COVID-19. ”
The executive order builds on the national COVID-19 travel advisory already in place for states that have a significant degree of community-wide spread of the coronavirus.
The 31 countries not subject to the governor’s decree and the mandatory quarantine requirement are listed below:
the falkland islands
Isle of man
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
State health officials say the quarantine applies to anyone arriving from an area with a positive test rate greater than 10 per 100,000 population on a 7-day moving average or an area with a positive test rate. positivity of 10% or more on a 7-day moving average.
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