CHICAGO (CBS) — One state, Connecticut and one territory, the District of Columbia, at the moment are off Chicago’s Journey Advisory listing.
Final week, Chicago’s Division of Public Well being (CDPH) launched its COVID-19 journey advisory that included every state in the U.S., with public well being officers urging unvaccinated individuals who journey out of state to quarantine for a minimum of seven days upon returning to the town.
Vermont was the final state to be added to the town’s journey advisory. Individuals who have been absolutely vaccinated are exempt from the journey advisory.
In response to CDPH, states and territories added to the journey advisory after they surpass 15 coronavirus instances per day per 100,000 residents.
The health department said states and territories that would come off the Journey Advisory subsequent week (as their each day case charges per 100,000 residents as of Tuesday are decrease than 15) are California, Puerto Rico and Vermont.
Vacationers who aren’t vaccinated needs to be examined for COVID earlier than and after journey and will quarantine upon arrival in Chicago.
Connecticut and the District of Columbia have been faraway from Chicago’s COVID journey advisory, after staying beneath 15 new each day instances per 100k residents. UNVACCINATED TRAVELERS ought to comply with the advisory for the 48 orange states and three territories, in step with the CDC (4/4) pic.twitter.com/2jWSU4FNp0
— Chicago Division of Public Well being (@ChiPublicHealth) September 14, 2021
“As a reminder, given the present surge throughout the nation, unvaccinated Chicagoans shouldn’t journey proper now if in any respect attainable,” stated CDPH Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady final week. “Getting vaccinated is a very powerful factor you are able to do to lower your threat for COVID-19.”