New York Gov. Cuomo adds South Dakota to COVID-19 travel advisory list

Gov Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo, the 56th governor of New York since 2011, Photo Date: 4/10/2020

RAPID CITY, S.D.  – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has added South Dakota to the state’s COVID-19 travel advisory list.

With Tuesday’s addition of South Dakota and Hawaii, New York’s list restricts 32 states, plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

New York state requires travelers from the listed states to quarantine for two weeks once they arrive in the Empire State. Violators of the advisory can be subject to a $2,000 fine and the possibility of court orders to complete the mandatory quarantine.

Based upon Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 205, issued June 25, 2020, the following states and territories meet the criteria for required quarantine, based upon a seven day rolling average, of positive COVID-19 tests in excess of 10%, or number of positive cases exceeding 10 per 100,000 residents:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Virgin Islands
  • Wisconsin

Alaska, New Mexico, Ohio and Rhode Island were recently removed from the list.

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