Travel restrictions at TF Green


FOR ANOTHER TWO WEEKS. (DN) WHILE SOME OF THOSE TRAVEL RULES ARE BEING EASED IN CHINA…. NEW RESTRICTIONS WENT INTO EFFECT IN THE LAST HOUR HERE IN RHODE ISLAND. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER BRANDON TRUITT HAS THAT PART OF OUR COVERAGE — LIVE AT T-F GREEN AIRPORT. ROUGHLY HALF OF THE CORONAVIRUS CASES IN RI HAVE STEMMED FROM SOME TYPE OF TRAVEL. THAT IS WHY GOVERNOR GINA RAIMONDO SAYS THIS NEW MANDATORY TWO WEEK QUARANTINE IS BEING PUT IN PLACE. RIGHT NOW TABLES ARE LINING THE BAGGAGE CLAIM AREA OF THE AIRPORT. THAT IS WHERE GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND THE NATIONAL GUARD WILL BE SET-UP. PASSENGERS WILL BE GIVEN INFORMATION AND ASKED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN. THE STATE ALREADY ASKED INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS TO SELF QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS… THAT SUGGESTION IS NOW A RULE AND APPLIES TO ALL TRAVELERS. WE SPOKE WITH SOME PASSENGERS LAST NIGHT WHO HEARD THE NEWS.. AND HEADED HOME. BASIC STUFF JUST WASH YOUR HANDS PLANES SEEM TO BE PRETTY EMPTY… BE CAREFUL AND GET THIS OVER WITH. THE RULE DOES NOT APPLY TO SELECT PEOPLE FLYING IN TO HELP COMBAT THIS HEALTH CRISIS. THIS NEW MANDATE BEGINS AT 7 – THOUGH THE FIRST FLIGHT DOESN’T LAND HERE UNTIL NEARLY 10. AS AIRLINES ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE SCALING BACK THE NUMBER OF FLIGHTS THEY ARE OFFERING.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *