GOVERNOR BRYAN'S UPDATE JULY 9TH
EFFECTIVE JULY 15, 2020
New testing requirements for people traveling from states with a 10 percent positivity rate or higher. These states are:
Arizona 26.81% positivity rate
Mississippi 23.78% positivity rate
Florida 19.06% positivity rate
South Carolina 17.18% positivity rate
Texas 15.59% positivity rate
Alabama 14.72% positivity rate
Georgia 13.52% positivity rate
Nevada 13.15% positivity rate
Idaho 11.94% positivity rate
Kansas 10.38% positivity rate
Puerto Rico has been added to this list as of July 13th. Still effective beginning July 15th.
For passengers coming from these states, Mr. Bryan said a coronavirus test showing a negative result or a positive antibody test result must be provided to local officials. The test must be conducted within five days before the traveler's arrival to the territory.
These tests will be required for travelers age 15 or older. "We will be relying on the data compiled and aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, which is updated daily," the governor said, adding that the number of states may increase depending on data provided by the respected university.
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*Information obtained from VI Consortium