19 States Now Subject to Connecticut, NY, NJ Travel Quarantine Advisory

Travelers from a sum of nineteen states — an boost of 3 — are now theme to a self-quarantine on nearing in Connecticut, a state announced on a transport advisory website Tuesday.

The states concerned are: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

Sixteen states were underneath a advisory final week. Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma are new additions to a list as of Tuesday.

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Travelers returning from those impacted states, including Connecticut residents returning home, will be theme to a 14-day self-quarantine. However, a state recently updated it’s Frequently Asked Questions site and now says a new disastrous COVID-19 exam outcome can surrogate for a quarantine, when a quarantine is not possible.

“Quarantine is a best choice to forestall widespread of disease. However, if a 14-day self-quarantine is not possible, travelers from a impacted states competence enter Connecticut if they have had a disastrous viral exam (not an antibody test) for COVID-19 in a 72 hours before to travel,” states Connecticut’s transport advisory website.

The criteria for impacted states are those that have a high infection rate are 10 infections per 100,000 residents on a seven-day rolling normal or 10 percent or aloft of a state’s sum certain exam rate on a rolling seven-day average.

Governor Ned Lamont announced Monday he was pausing a start of a state’s Phase 3 reopening indefinitely. The third proviso was scheduled to start in midst to late Jul and would have enclosed a reopening of bars. The postponement comes as a outcome of spikes occurring in other states around a country.

Lamont emphasized that Connecticut never non-stop restaurants to some-more than 50% capacity. The state will say a stream restrictions around a series of people authorised during amicable gatherings — 25-person gatherings inside and 100 people outside.

Beginning in mid-July, indoor private gatherings were set to enhance to 50 people with outside private gatherings means to boost to 250 people. Graduations tumble underneath a outside private entertainment restrictions, yet there is now a one-time difference for graduations to be capped during 150 people. Outdoor eventuality venues, including amphitheaters and competition marks would have been means to boost to 50% of glow ability — they are now singular to 25%.

“If we schooled one thing, it’s how most safer it is outdoor than indoors,” Lamont said.

Confirmed cases are on a arise in 41 out of 50 states plus a District of Columbia, and a commission of tests entrance behind certain for a pathogen is augmenting in 39 states. Dr. Anthony Fauci, America’s tip spreading illness expert, says a new COVID patients are roughly 15 years younger compared with a new cases only a few months ago.

Frequently Asked Questions on Connecticut’s Travel Advisory

The next is a frequently asked questions guide provided by a State of Connecticut:

How is this going to be enforced? This is an advisory and we are strongly propelling visitors to Connecticut to take this step. It will be adult to people to reside by a advisory.

How are a impacted states chosen? The advisory relates to any chairman nearing from a state with a daily certain exam rate aloft than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 percent or aloft positivity rate for COVID-19 tests over a 7-day rolling average. The list of states is liquid and will be updated weekly onto this website.

Who does a advisory request to? This transport advisory also relates to Connecticut residents who are returning from a revisit to a impacted states.

What does quarantine mean? Quarantine is used to keep someone who competence have been unprotected to COVID-19 divided from others. Quarantine helps forestall widespread of illness that can start before a chairman knows they are ill or if they are putrescent with a pathogen but feeling symptoms. Those in quarantine should stay home, apart themselves from others, and guard their health.

Are there any exemptions for essential travel? Yes. Workers roving from impacted states to Connecticut who work in vicious infrastructure as designated by a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, including students in free health caring professions, are exempted from a quarantine advisory. This includes any state, local, and sovereign officials and employees roving in their central capacities on supervision business.

How prolonged is a quarantine? The advisory is for visitors to Connecticut from a impacted states to quarantine and self-monitor for 14-days. Those entrance for shorter stays can quarantine and self-monitor for reduction than that if their stay is shorter.

If we am entrance to Connecticut to a hotel or bed and breakfast, can we do a quarantine there? Yes. Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey are all seeking hotels to promulgate a 14-day quarantine to guest who have trafficked from one of a impacted states.

Does a quarantine recommendation also extend to passengers drifting to Connecticut on joining flights that stop in high infection states before nearing in Connecticut? No. Quarantine does not request to travelers who only have a layover in an impacted state.

If we live in Connecticut and have a domicile member or guest returning from an impacted state, do we and other domicile members who have not trafficked to an impacted state also need to self quarantine? Out-of-state visitors from impacted states are speedy to postpone travel. If not probable to check travel, people are speedy to self-quarantine in a home they are returning to in Connecticut. If not probable to self-quarantine from other domicile members, those other domicile members who did not transport from an impacted state are not compulsory to self-quarantine.

Can travelers be tested for COVID-19 instead of self-quarantine? Quarantine is a best choice to forestall widespread of disease. However, if a 14-day self-quarantine is not possible, travelers from a impacted states competence enter Connecticut if they have had a disastrous viral exam (not an antibody test) for COVID-19 in a 72 hours before to travel.

Should non-essential transport to impacted states be avoided? Yes. Because of a risk of constrictive infection, and since of a need to self-quarantine on return, Connecticut residents are urged to equivocate transport to a impacted states whenever possible.

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