August 5, 2020

New York to set up COVID-19 ‘checkpoints’

New York (AFP) – New York will put up checkpoints at key entry points to the city to ensure that travelers are complying with the state’s quarantine requirements, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.Visitors from 35 US states, including Florida and Texas, are currently required to quarantine for two weeks¬†after entering New York in an attempt to contain the spread of coronavirus.De Blasio said law enforcement agencies will operate “traveler registration checkpoints” at major bridge and tunnel crossings into the Big Apple from Thursday.Travelers from the states on the quarantine list will …


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