ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is now requiring people from three additional states to quarantine for 14 days as more individuals are testing positive for COVID-19 nationwide.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a Tuesday press release that Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma now join a total of 19 states that qualify under New York’s metrics for community spread.
Cuomo’s advisory applies to states with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents over a 7-day rolling average or states with a 10% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.
The states on the list for New York are the following:
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
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