Authorities take security measures at the Port Authority Bus Terminal

Must read

Florida adds 2,660 cases of coronavirus, death balance exceeds 14,500

The Florida Department of Health confirmed an additional 2,660 cases of coronavirus in the coming, reaching a total state count of 711,804 since the...

Florida records 3,266 new cases of COVID-19 and 106 deaths

The Florida Department of Health reported 3,266 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, increasing the total number of people infected since the pandemic...

Florida exceeds 700,000 cases of COVID-19 and has more than 14,000 deaths

Florida health authorities reported 1,882 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, increasing the total number of people infected since the pandemic began last...

Florida is approaching 700,000 cases of COVID-19, following the fullest reopening championed by DeSantis

Just a day after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has given the green light for a fuller reopening of business and restaurants, the Florida Department...
Florida Times
Florida Times
This article was written by the Florida Times. If you want to replicate this content, be sure to link to this story to preserve the original source.

Checkups will focus on buses coming from all 33 states and territories on New York’s ‘travel warning’ list. Port Authority Bus Terminal authorities will begin an inspection of all travelers using the service, as a way to address the pandemic that has affected the health of millions of people worldwide.

Coronavirus contagion continues to increase in at least 33 states and territories across the country, and so for several weeks, New York City authorities have been conducting inspections of travelers from some of those areas included in a ‘travel warning’ list. And as of this Tuesday, those revisions, which until now were carried out only at airports and bridges and tunnels to enter the Big Apple, will also extend to buses arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal on 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan.

This was announced on Tuesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio, ensuring that after the end of the summer holidays and when more people are expected to return to the city including the places that make up that ‘blacklist’, now more than ever the city must strengthen its control measures to continue keeping COVID-19 contagions low. “From now on, the City Sheriff’s Office will have a new approach and will also stop buses arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal, to inspect passengers who will receive some forms and must comply with quarantine.”

The Mayor warned: “Autumn comes with more activities expected to be going on, and that represents a challenge for the city to keep the coronavirus under control here.” And by adding that a lot of this equation is the journeys that are taking place from all those parts, De Blasio said that we must “be intelligent about the control and restrictions of these people who are traveling, and that is the key to fighting the coronavirus.”

“Listen to me, if you are one of the people who have traveled to those 33 places, or a family member or co-worker, you must quarantine for 14 days because it is the law,” the Mayor stressed.

Puerto Rico leaves the ‘blacklist’

And just this Tuesday Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that four more states entered the ‘blacklist’ of ‘travel warning’, and whose travelers will have to quarantine once they arrive in New York State. The new members are Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, and West Virginia

“People coming from other states are still a problem, and today we’re adding four more states to New York’s travel notice. We now have 35 high-risk states in this country, which is unbelievable,” the Governor said.

At the same time, Cuomo reported that Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands had been removed from the list, as levels of contagion in both U.S. territories were declining.

Quarantine applies to anyone arriving from a state with a positive test rate of more than 10 per 100,000 residents for an average of 7 days in a row, or a state with 10% or more of positive cases and whose percentage is maintained at that level for more than a week.

Full list of states:

North Carolina
North Dakota
South Carolina
South Dakota
West Virginia

Latest article

Walter Mercado’s horoscope: here what the universe holds for you this Monday 05-10-2020

Walter Mercado's horoscope is undoubtedly a guide for the followers of the late astrologer. Betty B. Mercado, niece and collaborator of Walter Mercado, continues...

Delta Storm forms in Caribbean and Cuba is on hurricane alert

Tropical Storm Delta formed in the northwest Caribbean Sea on Monday and could turn into a hurricane as it passes near Cuba, which is...

What about the check? House of Representatives approves $2.2 trillion economic relief package

The House of Representatives narrowly approved on Thursday an amended version of an economic relief package against the COVID-19 pandemic for $2.2 trillion, which...

Moderator Chris Wallace fails to stop interruptions in first debate

He is known as a tough interviewer, but Chris Wallace struggled Tuesday night to moderate the presidential debate, without being able to control a...

Poll: Americans fear foreign interference

Most Americans are at least concerned about the potential for foreign interference in the November election and most believe that Russia tried to influence...

What is the experimental antibody treatment given to the president Donald Trump

After being diagnosed as positive for COVID-19, President Donald Trump received an experimental drug, the White House said this Friday. "As a precautionary measure, it...