Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Individuals Traveling to New York From 10 Additional States Will Be Required to Quarantine for 14 Days


Alaska, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Virginia and Washington Meet Metrics to Qualify for Travel Advisory

State Liquor Authority Suspended License of Four Bars and Restaurants Downstate

1.29 Percent of Yesterday's COVID-19 Tests were Positive

2 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday - Lowest Since First Fatalities of Pandemic, No Fatalities in New York City

Confirms 855 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 408,181; New Cases in 46 Counties

  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 10 additional states meet the metrics to qualify for the travel advisory requiring individuals who have traveled to New York from those states, all of which have significant community spread, to quarantine for 14 days. The newly-added states are Alaska, Delaware, 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 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.

"As infection rates increase in 41 other states, our numbers continue to steadily decline, thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers and our incremental, data-driven opening. Yesterday, we had our lowest death toll since the pandemic began - and with no fatalities in New York City. While today's numbers are encouraging, we must remain vigilant," Governor Cuomo said. "We are adding 10 states to the travel advisory - individuals coming from Alaska, Indiana, Delaware, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Virginia and Washington must quarantine for 14 days. The restaurants and bars that encourage young people to congregate threaten to bring us back to the hell we experienced three months ago - yesterday, the State Liquor Authority suspended the liquor licenses of four bars and restaurants. This is a dangerous situation, and the bad operators will make it worse for themselves and everyone, so be smart, wear a mask, stay New York Tough."

The full, updated list of states on the travel advisory is below:

  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

Minnesota has been removed from the original list.

The State Liquor authority suspended the liquor license of four bars and restaurants - three in Queens and one in Suffolk County. The list of establishments whose licenses were suspended is below:

  • Brik Bar in Astoria
  • MIA in Astoria
  • Maspeth Pizza in Maspeth
  • Secrets Gentlemen's Club in Deer Park on Long Island

Since the onset of COVID, SLA has brought 410 charges against establishments for violating the Executive Orders and suspended 27 licenses for violations.

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization - 724 (+8)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 60 (+2)
  • Hospital Counties - 32
  • Number ICU - 163 (+5)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 91 (-2)
  • Total Discharges - 72,302 (+73)
  • Deaths - 2
  • Total Deaths - 25,058

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