The CDC issued some strict rules for people who are unvaccinated in New York.
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CDC Director Rochelle Walenksy believes if you aren't vaccinated you shouldn't travel. Walenksy says transmission of the highly contagious COVID delta variant is too high for the unvaccinated to travel safely.
"If you are unvaccinated, we would recommend not traveling," Walenksy said Tuesday. "Given where we are with disease transmission right now, we would say that people need to take their own risks into their own consideration as they think about traveling."
The CDC believes vaccinated New Yorkers can travel if they follow safety precautions like wear a mask.
Nationwide new cases of COVID have risen by 12 percent of the past two weeks and the CDC predicts the death rate will continue to increase for the next month.
As a state, the CDC says New York has "High" levels of COVID transmission. The CDC deems the infection rate is "High" or "Substantial" when there are 50 cases per 100,000 people over a seven-day period, or when the positivity rate is higher than five percent.
The CDC believes Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Dutchess, Sullivan, Rockland and Westchester Columbia counties have "High" transmission.
The CDC recommends fully vaccinated New Yorkers start wearing masks indoors again, in places where the transmission rate of COVID is high or substantial.
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