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NYS adds Colorado to Travel Advisory list; removes Arizona and Virginia

NY has removed Virginia and Arizona from the list as the averages for those states has fallen below 10 new cases per 100K residents.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Colorado has been added to the state's travel advisory list. 

2 On Your Side reviewed the latest data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Colorado was the only state added to New York’s Travel Advisory list on Tuesday.

According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the state of Colorado now averages more than 10 new cases per 100,000 residents.

New York has removed Virginia and Arizona from the list requiring a 14-day quarantine, because the averages for those states has fallen below 10 new cases per 100,00 residents.

The full, updated travel advisory list is below:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • North Carolina
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • Oklahoma
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Wisconsin
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Human coronaviruses are usually spread through...

  • The air by coughing or sneezing
  • Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
  • Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose or eyes before washing your hands.

Help stop the spread of coronavirus 

  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Eat and sleep separately from your family members
  • Use different utensils and dishes
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with your arm, hot your hand.
  • If you use a tissue, throw it in the trash.

Lower your risk

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • If you are 60 or over and have an underlying health condition such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes or respiratory illnesses like asthma or COPD, the World Health Organization advises you to try to avoid crowds or places where you might interact with people who are sick.

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