NJ, CT join NY in adding 10 states to quarantine list, for total of 31, including Maryland, Virginia

1010 WINS Newsroom
July 21, 2020 - 2:06 pm

    NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey and Connecticut followed New York's lead on Tuesday and announced that 10 additional states were being added to their quarantine list, while Minnesota was being dropped off their lists, for a total of 31 states.

    The new states are: Alaska, Delaware (which was previously removed from the list), Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Virginia, and Washington.

    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% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.

    The existing states on the list are:

    Alabama

    Arkansas

    Arizona

    California

    Florida

    Georgia

    Iowa

    Idaho

    Kansas

    Louisiana

    Minnesota

    Mississippi

    North Carolina

    New Mexico

    Nevada

    Ohio

    Oklahoma

    South Carolina

    Tennessee

    Texas

    Utah

    Wisconsin

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday also announced that 66,169 tests were performed on Monday, 855 of which came back positive (1.29% of total).

    Total hospitalizations are at 724. There were 2 COVID-19 fatalities Monday.