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New York City erects quarantine checkpoints to curb coronavirus

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1441/12/15 - 2020/08/05

NEW YORK, Aug 5, 2020, SPA -- New York City will put up COVID-19 quarantine checkpoints at key entry points to ensure that travelers from 35 states on New York state's travel advisory comply with the state's 14-day quarantine mandate, Reuters quoted Mayor Bill de Blasio as saying on Wednesday.

The Sheriff's Office, in coordination with other law enforcement agencies, will begin deploying checkpoints at major bridge and tunnel crossings into New York City on Wednesday.

18:40 LOCAL TIME 15:40 GMT

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