The state of New York is eliminating its restriction demanding that visitors from a list of 41 states – more than three-quarters of the country – quarantine for 14 days after arriving in New York.
Instead, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday that anyone traveling to New York from out of state must show proof of a negative test taken within three days of arrival and must also quarantine for three more days — and get a new COVID-19 test on the fourth day.
If that test on the fourth day of arrival is positive, they must isolate for two weeks, the governor said.
“Four days plus three days is seven days, and that’s basically, by all probability, the incubation period,” Cuomo said. “There will…