Aruba removed from KDHE travel quarantine list

Aruba faraway from KDHE journey quarantine checklist


TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Kansas Division of Well being and Setting has eliminated Aruba from its journey quarantine checklist.

The Kansas Division of Well being and Setting says it has amended its journey quarantine checklist to take away Aruba. It stated beforehand, Aruba was added to the checklist on Sept. 24, nonetheless, its charges have decreased over the past two weeks, warranting the elimination.

The KDHE stated these needing to quarantine for 14 days embody guests and Kansans who’ve:

  • Attendance at any out-of-state mass gatherings of 500 or extra the place people don’t socially distance (6 toes) and put on a masks.
  • Been on a cruise ship or river cruise on or after March 15.

Based on the KDHE, mass gatherings are outlined as any occasion that brings collectively 500 or extra folks right into a single room or area on the similar time, like an auditorium, stadium, area, massive convention room, assembly corridor, theater or every other confined indoor or outside area. It stated that is to incorporate parades, gala’s and festivals.

The KDHE stated mass gatherings don’t embody regular operations of airports, bus and practice stations, medical services, libraries, buying malls and facilities or different areas the place 500 or extra folks could also be in transit. It stated this additionally doesn’t embody typical workplace environments, faculties, eating places, factories or retail and grocery shops the place massive numbers of individuals are current, however it’s uncommon for them to be inside 6 toes of one another for greater than 10 minutes.

“If you’re selecting to journey or attend mass gathering occasions, please know that there are inherent dangers,” Dr. Lee Norman, KDHE Secretary, stated. “You’ll want to put on masks, observe social distancing and use correct hand hygiene. And, when you’re not feeling nicely, keep house!”

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