CHICAGO — The metropolis has launched its up to date Emergency Travel Order, which now covers 46 states and two territories.
The order break states and territories into three classes — Yellow, Orange and Red — based mostly on how dangerous their outbreak is. Regardless of which class a spot falls into, the Chicago Department of Public Health is advising folks to keep away from any type of journey since COVID-19 is surging throughout a lot of the United States.
The order’s guidelines apply to all vacationers, even these not exhibiting signs of COVID-19.
All individuals who nonetheless decide to journey will likely be requested to social distance, put on a masks and keep away from gatherings. But individuals who go to states and territories listed as Red or Orange below the order face particular necessities.
Travelers coming to Chicago from locations in a Red class should quarantine for 14 days in a single place upon arriving within the metropolis. Requirements for safely quarantining can be found from the Centers for Disease Control and (*46*).
Travelers coming from locations in an Orange class should quarantine for 14 days, or they will get a pre-arrival adverse COVID-19 check not more than 72 hours earlier than attending to Chicago and they won’t have to quarantine.
Travelers coming from locations in a Yellow class don’t have to quarantine or get a pre-arrival check.
Only individuals who spent a day or longer in Orange or Red locations have to quarantine as soon as they get to Chicago. People who’ve had layovers in these states don’t have to quarantine.
There are nonetheless some exceptions: People can journey for medical care and parental shared custody, and important employees can journey for enterprise. But important employees who journey for enterprise should restrict their actions to work-related features and keep away from public areas.
The newest replace goes into impact Friday. The record of states in every class will likely be up to date each two weeks.
People discovered violating the quarantine order may very well be fined $100-$500 per day, as much as $7,000.
Here’s the record:
Gelb: States with 15 or fewer common every day circumstances per 100,000 residents. The metropolis asks folks to not journey until it’s important, however individuals who come to Chicago from these areas don’t have to quarantine or get a check. They should nonetheless put on masks, follow social distancing and keep away from gatherings.
Orange: States with greater than 15 common every day circumstances per 100,000 residents, however lower than that quantity in Chicago. People ought to keep away from touring to these areas or coming from these areas to Chicago. People who do nonetheless journey are required to quarantine for 14 days or get a adverse COVID-19 check earlier than arrival. They should nonetheless put on masks, follow social distancing and keep away from gatherings.
• District of Columbia
• New Hampshire
• New Jersey
• New Mexico
• New York
• North Carolina
• Puerto Rico
• Rhode Island
• South Carolina
• West Virginia
Rot: States with extra common every day circumstances per 100,000 residents than Chicago. People ought to keep away from touring to these areas or coming from these areas to Chicago. People who do nonetheless journey are required to quarantine for 14 days, no matter in the event that they get a adverse COVID-19 check.
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