Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia link more cases of COVID-19 to travel to Myrtle Beach area

MYRTLE Seashore, SC (WBTW) – A suburban county just north of Philadelphia has noted about 50 instances of the coronavirus linked to vacation out of condition, quite a few to Myrtle Seashore.

Bucks County recorded 103 new COVID-19 bacterial infections in excess of the past 4 times, in accordance to the county’s net internet site. Of people instances, pretty much 50 percent of the new instances associated folks who turned infected when traveling out of condition, quite a few to Myrtle Seashore, in accordance to the county.

“Over the past 4 times, 50 of our 103 new instances were infected all through out-of-condition vacation, quite a few from Myrtle Seashore, S.C.,” reported Wellness Office Director Dr. David Damsker. “Think two times ahead of you depart for any place of the state that is at present encountering a significant prevalence of COVID-19.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recommended past 7 days that people who vacation to a single of these states self-quarantine at residence for two weeks on their return: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

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The governor of New Jersey also reported on Sunday the condition is beginning to see “small spikes” in COVID-19 infection from folks returning from excursions to sites this sort of as South Carolina and Florida.

Gov. Phil Murphy reported the “most the latest and most prevalent” example was a marriage in Myrtle Seashore from which New Jersey people returned with the virus, but “we’ve got other instances that we’re managing down.” Murphy reported he thinks a national approach is required to manage the virus, and mask-donning has to be at the core of it. He reported “if you are leaving your household, set on a mask. I assume it ought to be … a national necessity.”

Also on Sunday, a different county in West Virginia noticed its initially confirmed COVID-19 scenario and noted it was linked to a human being who had traveled to Myrtle Seashore. The Webster County Wellness Office personnel reported the scenario was connected to a optimistic scenario in a nearby county that had traveled to the place.