Hawaii to allow travelers to skip quarantine with virus check

Hawaii’s governor says that starting up Oct. 15, travelers getting again from out of negate would possibly bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement in the occasion that they check damaging for COVID-19

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AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press

September 17, 2020, 3: 02 AM

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HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that starting up Oct. 15, travelers getting again from out of negate would possibly bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement in the occasion that they check damaging for COVID-19.

Vacationers will have to raise the check within 72 hours ahead of their flight arrives in the islands. Ige said drug retailer operator CVS and healthcare supplier Kaiser Permanente will conduct the exams as section of an settlement with the negate.

“I wish to emphasise that this pre-coast finding out will allow us so as to add the next component of safety for coast into our negate,” Ige said at a news convention.

On Wednesday, the negate Department of Neatly being reported Hawaii had a median of 118 cases per day for the previous seven days. That’s down from a seven-day day-to-day life like of 255 on Aug. 28.


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