Add Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia to New York’s list of locations where visitors are required to quarantine for 14 days once they enter the Empire State.

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During the weekly revision to the state’s quarantine list, Governor Andrew Cuomo September 8 announced the four states had met the criteria for quarantine with a positive test rate higher than ten per 100,000 residents over a seven-day rolling average.   

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were taken off the list. 

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There are currently 34 high-risk states and Guam under the COVID-19 travel advisory. 

The Governor says moving into a different, post-Labor Day period, people are getting back to work, schools are opening, colleges, with a lot of people from those risk states, are opening and traffic is starting to increase so the state has to remain vigilant to avoid seeing infection rates rise again.