Search
Close this search box.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Search

Quarantine List Expands; Delaware Reenters

Gov. Phil Murphy 

By Press Release

To access the Herald’s local coronavirus/COVID-19 coverage, click here.
TRENTON – Gov. Murphy July 21 advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from additional states with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state. 
According to a release, the updated advisory includes 10 additional states – Alaska, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Virginia, and Washington – with Minnesota removed from the list. The travel advisory applies to any person arriving from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average.
As of Tuesday, July 21, there are currently 31 states total that meet the criteria stated above: Alaska; Alabama; Arkansas; Arizona; California; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Iowa; Idaho; Indiana; Kansas; Louisiana; Maryland; Missouri; Mississippi; Montana; North Carolina; North Dakota; Nebraska; New Mexico; Nevada; Ohio; Oklahoma; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Virginia; Washington; and Wisconsin.
“It is critically important that all New Jerseyans remain committed to beating COVID-19 by remaining vigilant and continuing our collective efforts to reduce new cases and the rate of transmission throughout the state,” stated Murphy. “In order to prevent additional outbreaks across New Jersey and continue with our responsible restart and recovery process, I strongly encourage all individuals arriving from these hotspot states to proactively get a COVID-19 test and self-quarantine.”
Travelers and those residents who are returning from impacted states should self-quarantine at their home, hotel, or other temporary lodging. Individuals should leave the place of self-quarantine only to seek medical care/treatment or to obtain food and other essential items. 
It is expected that individuals will follow the public health advisory to self-quarantine. The list of states will be updated on a rolling basis, and is accessible here.

Spout Off

Avalon – Venezuela? Come on man! Trying to get my head around this one. Oil is going wobbly in the short term because of the situation in the mideast. Energy is becoming more expensive in the long term….

Read More

Cape May – I’ve seen so many cars run right through three way stop signs on Elmira Street. Usually they are heading towards West Cape May. In the beginning of this three way stop they had a police car there…

Read More

Villas – Trump gets his hand slapped in court from the Judge about talking about a potential person on the Jury. Trump blows his cool, it's going to be a long day in Court. Jury selection is making him…

Read More

Most Read

Print Edition

Recommended Articles

Skip to content