Hawaii imposes new COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Anyone flying to Hawaii will be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result prior to their departure for the state, with the new rule going into effect two days before Thanksgiving, Gov. David Ige announced Thursday.Continue Reading BelowUntil now, passengers flying to the islands using a pre-travel testing program were permitted to arrive and then upload their negative test results to a state database, allowing them to skip two weeks of quarantine.GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HEREHowever, some travelers who arrived in Hawaii without their test results wound up later testing positive. That, in part, prompted the rule change, Ige said at a news conference,The new program goes into effect Tuesday, just ahead of the holiday.To bypass the 14-day quarantine, travelers must have the correct type of COVID-19 negative test results from one of the state’s trusted testing partners, Ige said.PFIZER, MODERNA TO FILE FDA COVID-19 VACCINE EMERGENCY USAGE AS SOON AS FRIDAY“If test results are not available before boarding the final leg of their trip, the traveler must quarantine for 14 days or the length …

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