KDHE amends journey quarantine checklist

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Kansas Division of Well being and Surroundings has added a number of nations to its journey quarantine checklist.

The Kansas Division of Well being and Surroundings says it has added the next nations to its journey quarantine checklist:

  • Mayotte
  • Czechia
  • San Marino
  • Montenegro
  • Seychelles

The KDHE stated the final adjustments to its journey quarantine checklist had been made on Nov. 17, 2020. It stated the state has continued to assessment state and nation charges each two weeks, nonetheless, no areas have met the necessities to be added to the checklist till Friday, Feb. 26. It stated the 5 nations all have COVID-19 case charges 3 times larger than Kansas’ numbers.

Based on the KDHE, those who must quarantine embody guests and residents who’ve:

  • Traveled on or after Feb. 26 to the above nations
  • Attended any out of state mass gatherings of 500 folks or extra the place people don’t socially distance or put on a masks
  • Been on a cruise ship or a river cruise on or after March 15, 2020

The KDHE stated the journey quarantine interval is seven days lengthy with a damaging check consequence or 10 days with out testing, with launch from quarantine on Day 8 or Day 11, resectively.

Based on the Division, these touring internationally ought to adjust to CDC required testing inside three days of flight into the U.S.

“Kansas has seen decrease case charges, which has prompted the addition of those 5 nations which were experiencing larger case charges,” stated Dr. Lee Norman, KDHE Secretary. “As we begin shifting into spring, we proceed to induce folks to keep away from journey. And, should you do journey, please take acceptable precautions reminiscent of mask-wearing, social distancing and practising good hygiene.”

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