Mass. health officials add New Hampshire, Maine to high-risk travel list

BOSTON (WHDH) - Massachusetts health officials on Friday added New Hampshire and Maine to the state’s “high-risk” coronavirus travel list ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

People visiting the Bay State from those states will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

In order to avoid self-isolation, travelers may also produce a negative COVID-19 test that was administered within 72 hours of arrival.

Anyone coming to the state should fill out the Massachusetts Travel Form unless they are coming from one of the two “low-risk” states, including Hawaii and Vermont.

Failure to comply with these steps could result in a $500 fine.

Gov. Charlie Baker, as well health officials with the CDC, have begged people to stay home on Thanksgiving to avoid the spread of coronavirus as new cases surge nationwide.

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