HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s governor on Wednesday diminished the state’s quarantine interval for arriving vacationers to 10 days from 14 days primarily based on up to date suggestions from public well being officers.
The brand new rule takes impact on Thursday.
Vacationers to each a part of the state aside from Kauai County should still keep away from quarantine nevertheless in the event that they get a detrimental end result on a COVID-19 take a look at taken 72 hours previous to their departure. They should have the detrimental end result earlier than starting the ultimate leg of their journey.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s workplace stated in a press release he modified the rule primarily based on suggestions issued by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention and the state Division of Well being.
The CDC earlier this month revised its quarantine steering to say individuals who have been involved with somebody contaminated with the virus can resume regular exercise after 10 days, or seven days in the event that they obtain a detrimental take a look at end result. That’s down from the 14-day interval advisable for the reason that pandemic started.