Abbott: Air travelers to Texas from New York area and New Orleans must self-quarantine

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AUSTIN ( -- Travelers coming to Texas by air from two of the nation's COVID-19 hotspots will be required to self-quarantine, state officials announced Thursday. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced the new executive order Thursday, citing the latest guidance from CDC and White House officials.

The order says anyone traveling to Texas by aircraft from New York and surrounding states (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut), as well as New Orleans, Louisiana, must self-quarantine for either 14 days or however long they are in the state, whichever is shorter. More here on