What you need to know about the Travel Restrictions in New York and Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Travel restrictions in New Jersey and New York have been in place since Friday, and the states have both reported a record-breaking number of travelers on the weekend.
The most recent numbers released Thursday showed that in New Yorkers, nearly 5.3 million people had already visited their home states, while in New Jerseys, 4.7 million people visited.
The New York Times reported that, in total, about 16.4 million people were visiting their home state in the four days following the new restrictions, which were introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
New Jersey’s total number of visitors, according to the Times, is also nearly three times that of California.
According to the New York State Department of Transportation, about 7.1 million people traveled through New Jersey in the past three days, bringing the total number traveling through the state to more than 40.2 million people.
New York City’s total numbers on Saturday were down slightly, from 9.3 to 9.1.
The city’s number of people traveling through New York this weekend was also down from the previous weekend, when it had been up more than 20% over the previous week.
The number of Americans in New England who are traveling has also been dropping as the state continues to deal with the pandemic, with just over 7 million people traveling in the state.
Travel restrictions across the United States The travel restrictions are the latest in a series of steps New York has taken to combat the coronovirus, which is spreading through the country.
In New Jersey, the state is planning to limit the number of days that people can visit their home turf during the peak season.
In addition, the governor announced a new law last week requiring those with health insurance to pay for their own health insurance premiums and deductibles.
In Los Angeles, the city is implementing a $500,000 emergency fund to help with the costs of the coronave.
Last week, the mayor of Los Angeles was ordered by the state health department to implement a statewide emergency plan that will be in place until Sept. 3.
Officials say that $1.3 billion in funds will be used to help pay for a “massive surge” in medical and dental costs.
The state of Texas is also rolling out a plan to impose a statewide travel ban that extends to nearly 80% of the state’s population.
On Friday, the White House announced that President Donald Trump would be visiting Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the state and its recovery from the pandemics.