TRENTON, NJ — Six states have been dropped from New Jersey’s self-quarantine journey advisory record — California, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada and Ohio — however Puerto Rico has been added again in.
In consequence, people touring to New Jersey are requested to get examined for the coronavirus and self-quarantine for 14 days in the event that they traveled from these 30 states and territories: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
The advisory applies to anybody coming into the Backyard State on practice, bus, automobile, airplane or some other methodology of journey. Officers mentioned areas thought of “impacted states” for the virus have a constructive COVID-19 check charge greater than 10 per 100,000 residents or have a 10 % or greater positivity charge over a seven-day rolling common.
People following voluntary self-quarantine shouldn’t go away their resort or dwelling until they’re attending to a medical matter, or want to amass meals or different important objects.
In accordance with Gov. Phil Murphy, the advisory doesn’t apply to people:
- Who handed by means of a chosen state for a interval of restricted period (i.e. lower than 24 hours) by means of the course of journey.
- Who’re passing by means of New Jersey on a layover for a interval of restricted period (i.e. lower than 24 hours) by means of the course of journey.
- Who’re touring to New Jersey for enterprise issues which can be exempted from the appliance of the journey advisory.
- Who’re touring to New Jersey and work in crucial infrastructure fields, equivalent to well being care and federal, state and native legislation enforcement. Residents ought to seek the advice of with their employer relating to whether or not there may be industry-specific steerage.
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