Posted on July 22, 2020 by admin
Friends and Neighbors,
Last night, Governor Lamont expanded the state’s travel advisory to 31 states and announced Executive Order 7III that mandates visitors from those states with high COVID-19 infection rates to self-quarantine or face a $1,000 fine.
Executive Order No. 7III enacts the following provisions:
**Download: Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No. 7III
Regional travel advisory expands to 31 states with high COVID-19 infection rates
The regional travel advisory between Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York that went into effect last month and directs incoming travelers from states with a significant community spread of COVID-19 to self-quarantine for a 14-day period was updated today and now includes a total of 31 states. Ten states have been added to the list (Alaska, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Virginia, and Washington) and one state has been removed (Minnesota).
The quarantine applies to any person arriving from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents over a 7-day rolling average or a state with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.
As of today, the list of 31 states meeting this criteria includes:
This list will continue to be updated on a regular basis as the situation develops across the country. Anyone seeking the most up-to-date information on the regional travel advisory is encouraged to visit the state’s coronavirus website at portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/travel.