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Gov. Cuomo adds Rhode Island to quarantine list, removes Delaware and D.C.

WNYT Staff
Updated: August 04, 2020 01:50 PM
Created: August 04, 2020 11:10 AM

People traveling to New York from Rhode Island will now need to quarantine for 14 days.

Gov. Cuomo added Rhode Island to the COVID-19 travel advisory list Monday. The governor also removed Delaware and Washington D.C. from the list.

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In addition to Rhode Island, travelers from the following states must quarantine for 14 days:

  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico 
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

New York tested 70,993 people for COVID-19 Monday. Of that number, 1.05% came back positive.

In the Capital Region, the positivity rate went from 0.9% on Sunday to 1.1% on Monday.

In the Mohawk Valley, the positivity rate went from 1.0% on Sunday to 1.7% on Monday.


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