New York places new requirement on out-of-state travelers

Travelers who arrive to New York by plane from hotspot states must provide their contact information or face a $2,000 fine.
1:15 | 07/14/20

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New York meantime, taking tough measures to avoid a resurgence of the virus. Governor Andrew Cuomo putting a new order into effect this morning requiring air travelers from hospital spot states to provide their contact information or face a heavy fine. Gio Benitez is at Laguardia airport with more on that. Gio, good morning. Reporter: Hey, whit, good morning, yeah, we were talking about thousands of dollars in fines. Now, those travelers were already expected to self-quarantine but now starting today enforcement teams are going to be meeting planes at the gate at New York area airports and they're going to ago for proof that people have filled out the traveler form from the state's department of health. That's going to give the state background information about the traveler and how to reach them. Delta said three passengers on a flight from Atlanta to Albany tested positive for the virus. We don't know where or when they were infected. But it's just one example of how this virus can get around through travel. By the way, we should tell you could fill out that form now on your phone through the state's website. If you don't fill that out you're looking at a $2,000 fine. If you break self-quarantine that's another 2,000 so we are talking a lot of money. The state wants you to take this seriously. All right. Gio, thank you so much.

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