New Jersey’s Coronavirus Travel Advisory Back to 35 ‘Hotspots’

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s self-quarantine travel advisory list has grown to 35 states and territories — the highest total since August 18 — with the addition of Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island and Wyoming. Individuals traveling to New Jersey are asked to get tested for the coronavirus and self-quarantine for […]

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s self-quarantine travel advisory list has grown to 35 states and territories — the highest total since August 18 — with the addition of Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island and Wyoming.

Individuals traveling to New Jersey are asked to get tested for the coronavirus and self-quarantine for 14 days if they traveled from these 33 states and two territories: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

The advisory applies to anyone coming into the Garden State on train, bus, car, airplane or any other method of travel. Officials said areas considered “impacted states” for the virus have a positive COVID-19 test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or have a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average.

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Individuals following voluntary self-quarantine should not leave their hotel or home unless they are attending to a medical matter, or need to acquire food or other essential items. 

According to Gov. Phil Murphy, the advisory does not apply to individuals:

  • Who passed through a designated state for a period of limited duration (i.e. less than 24 hours) through the course of travel.
  • Who are passing through New Jersey on a layover for a period of limited duration (i.e. less than 24 hours) through the course of travel.
  • Who are traveling to New Jersey for business matters that are exempted from the application of the travel advisory.
  • Who are traveling to New Jersey and work in critical infrastructure fields, such as health care and federal, state and local law enforcement. Residents should consult with their employer regarding whether there is industry-specific guidance.

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