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New York City will set up checkpoints to enforce quarantine for travelers

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - New York City will set up checkpoints at entry points to the city to find travelers from states with high coronavirus infection rates and order them to quarantine for two weeks, officials said Wednesday.
The new checkpoints at bridges and tunnels will stop cars and seek to enforce quarantine orders imposed by New York State, which require people coming from 34 states and Puerto Rico to self isolate for up to 14 days to avoid spreading Covid-19.
The city Sheriff's Office will run the checkpoints and stop a random sampling of cars entering the city, reminding drivers of the...
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De Blasio announces $10K fines, checkpoints for travelers flouting NYC quarantine

De Blasio announces $10K fines, checkpoints for travelers flouting NYC quarantine

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Out-of-state travelers could face up to $10,000 in fines if they break New York City's two-week quarantine rule, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday, saying checkpoints will also be set up at entry points into the city.
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New York City sets up quarantine checkpoints as it toughens state travel restrictions

New York City sets up quarantine checkpoints as it toughens state travel restrictions

1 month ago   |   By CNBC


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