Hawaii plans to increase COVID-19 quarantine requirements for travelers this month starting March 26. Therefore, persons entering the United States from other countries should no longer present proof of vaccination or a negative test.
Referring to that government, David Ige said that the quarantine period for travelers lasted 14 days when Hawaii first imposed l in March because that protocol saved lives and was a key factor in limiting the spread of COVID-19 on the islands. 2020. Hawaii now has one of the lowest rates of coronavirus infection in the country.
Exceptions are gradually being made for vaccinations and tests. I also said the state has screened 11.3 million passengers since the test waiver was introduced in October 2020.
So far, international tourists do not have to go into quarantine but have to present proof of vaccination and a negative test.
The governor also said the Department of Health will also consider recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
He also said the pandemic is not over yet, but he is proud of how the public has responded to the pandemic.
The governor explained, “We are all focused on the people, place, and culture here, from different backgrounds, but we always recognize that there are more reasons to be willing to sacrifice individual needs for the greater good.” And always we were happy to do it again. »