Hawaii to exempt Japanese travelers from quarantine starting Nov. 6

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday travelers from Japan will be exempted from the U.S. state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine, starting Nov. 6, if they test negative for the novel coronavirus at designated hospitals within 72 hours prior to arrival.”Many of Hawaii’s residents trace their ancestry back to Japan, and welcoming our Japanese guests back to Hawaii is an important step in maintaining the close relationship between our two regions,” the governor said in a statement.The travelers will still be subject to a 14-day quarantine upon their return to Japan.Hawaii has designated 21 medical inst…

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