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President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

2 monthes ago   |   By WESH

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling.
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Trump Considering Enforceable Quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

Trump Considering Enforceable Quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he had spoken with some governors and was considering some type of an enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling.
Trump told reporters at the White House that it would be for a “short period of time, if we do it at all.” He said he had spoken with Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., the country's epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
But Cuomo said he did not talk about any quarantine with Trump.
“I don't even know what that means,” Cuomo said during a briefing in...
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Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Trump on Saturday told reporters at a press gaggle he was considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and "certain parts of Connecticut."
The state of New York has had the most severe outbreak of the novel coronavirus nationwide.
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President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was considering imposing a mandatory quarantine on the states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut in order to prevent the further spread of the virus to other states in the US.
"We'd like to see New York quarantined because it's a hotspot...
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