St. Kitts & Nevis One of Only 31 Countries Not Required to Quarantine on Entry to New York

 International travelers coming from St. Kitts & Nevis will not be subject to a mandatory quarantine upon entry to New York, as the Federation is one of 31 exempted countries/territories outlined in a new executive order signed by Governor Andrew. M. Cuomo on September 28, 2020.

The CDC recently assessed the Federation’s Covid-19 risk as very low and designated it as “No Travel Health Notice” required, having had only 19 cases of the Coronavirus, no community spread and no deaths. Further, St. Kitts & Nevis have one of the highest testing rates in CARICOM and the Eastern Caribbean using the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test recognized as the gold standard of testing.

The executive order reminds international travelers entering New York from Level 2 and 3 countries to quarantine and fill out the NYS Department of Health traveler health form. The form can be found on the official government website of New York. The Commissioner of Health is expanding his Emergency Health Order so that failure or refusal to complete the health form may result in civil penalties.
About St. Kitts
Where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean, you will find the captivating island of St. Kitts. Step off the beaten track in this northern Leeward isle to discover an unparalleled array of activities that belies its small size. Experiences ranging from one-of-a-kind attractions such as the UNESCO recognized Brimstone Hill Fortress Park, the Caribbean’s only scenic passenger railway and Caribelle Batik factory, to the “hidden gems” including Rum Runners walking tour, roadside eateries offering authentic local fare and restaurants where fishermen grill the morning’s catch await the adventurous traveler. Hike through the rainforest to the summit of Mount Liamuiga or zipline over the lush canopy to appreciate the island’s natural beauty. Relax on the beach or venture into the water for kayaking, speedboating or a catamaran tour to Nevis. The island’s many secluded bays and coves provide a private spot for a swim or anchorage for sailing vessels and yachts. Two marinas offering state-of-the-art facilities, convenient customs & immigrations processing and services are also available for yachters. Among the more traditional vacation pastimes available are shopping, golf, tennis, fine dining, gaming and more. For more information about St. Kitts, visit

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