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NY, NJ, CT Announce Joint Travel Advisory for Individuals
Travelling from States with Significant Community Spread of COVID-19

June 24, 2020   02:30 p.m.
    Press Release from Governor Cuomo's Office:

    Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy and Governor Lamont Announce
    Joint Incoming Travel Advisory That All Individuals Traveling from States
    with Significant Community Spread of COVID-19 Quarantine for 14 Days

    Tri-State Advisory Will Use Uniform Parameters and Messaging Across the
    Three States

    Effective Midnight Tonight

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and
    Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont today announced a joint incoming travel
    advisory that all individuals traveling from states with significant community
    spread of COVID-19 quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact
    within the identified state.

    This quarantine - effective midnight tonight - applies to any person arriving from a
    state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents over a 7-day
    rolling average or a state with a 10% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling
    average.  

    New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will continually update and publish on
    their respective websites a list of states to which the new advisory applies. This
    information will be updated regularly.

    The tri-state measure will use uniform parameters and messaging on highways,
    airports, websites and social media across the three states. The three states will
    also ask hotels to communicate the 14-day quarantine to guests who have
    traveled from one of the impacted states.

    "In New York we went from the highest number of cases to some of the lowest
    rates in the country - no one else had to bend the curve as much as we did and
    now we have to make sure that the rate continues to drop in our entire region,"
    Governor Cuomo said. "We've been working with our neighbors in New Jersey
    and Connecticut throughout this entire pandemic, and we're announcing a joint
    travel advisory that says people coming in from states with a high infection rate
    must quarantine for 14 days. We've worked very hard to get the viral
    transmission rate down and we don't want to see it go up again because people
    are traveling into the state and bringing it with them."

    "Over the course of the past few months, our states have taken aggressive
    action to flatten the curve and beat back the coronavirus," Governor Murphy
    said, "As a result of our collective efforts, we have low infection rates, falling
    hospitalizations, and have steadily been reopening our economies. Unfortunately
    many states continue to have high transmission rates. We are proud to work with
    our partners in New York and Connecticut on a joint incoming travel advisory to
    ensure continued progress against this virus and to keep residents of the tri-state
    area safe."

    "Working together as a region has proven to be immensely successful as our
    respective states are leading the country when it comes to our response with low
    infection and positivity rates relative to increased testing capacity," Governor
    Lamont said. "We have made difficult decisions throughout this pandemic, but we
    have proven to make many of the right decisions. This step to inform travelers
    form states with hot spots to self-isolate is meant to protect our residents and
    maintain our incredible public health progress."