Chicago Adds Indiana To Coronavirus Travel Quarantine List

CHICAGO — Public health officials Tuesday added Indiana and three other states to the list of coronavirus hotspots on the city’s emergency travel quarantine list.

The travel restriction requirements for folks traveling to and from Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island and New Mexico take effect Friday.

Chicago public health commissioner Allison Arwady on Tuesday acknowledged the “obviously” significant addition if Indiana’s addition to the travel quarantine list. She stressed that the mandatory 14-day quarantine applies to anyone traveling between Indiana and Chicago for non-work purposes. Students, regular commuters, essential workers and folks traveling for medical care and parental custody are exempt from the order.

“Indiana has a poorly contained outbreak,” Arwady said Tuesday. She urged Chicagoans to avoid traveling to Indiana and Wisconsin since both states have “poorly contained” coronavirus outbreaks.

The quarantine mandate currently applies to the following locales: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi,

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Chicago adds Indiana to travel quarantine list; city health commissioner says neighbor ‘is a state that is wishing that COVID were over, and it’s not’

Chicago made it official Tuesday, adding neighboring Indiana to its emergency travel order that requires travelers returning to the city from there to stay inside for two weeks because of high COVID-19 case counts.



a person posing for the camera: In this file photo, Chicago Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady answers questions during a news conference at the Greater Western Community Development Project in Chicago, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.


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In this file photo, Chicago Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady answers questions during a news conference at the Greater Western Community Development Project in Chicago, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

The Hoosier state’s inclusion on Chicago’s self-quarantine list was expected.

The city last week “strongly advised” Chicago residents against traveling to Indiana, pointing to the fact the state had already passed the bench mark of more than 15 new daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents over a seven-day period that warrants getting added.

“I am very concerned that Indiana is a state that is wishing that COVID were over, and it’s not,” city Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said

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6 Reasons Why Abbeville, South Carolina Should Be Your Next Weekend Getaway

As the world slowly gets moving again, people are itching to get out of their homes for a weekend. Even if you aren’t yet ready for a huge excursion or a complicated travel plan, Abbeville, South Carolina may help satisfy that craving; it’s a small town with a big personality, plenty of charm, and undiscovered wonders. There are many reasons to visit, but we decided to just list off six:

1.   Close to Home, Far from the Noise

Abbeville is located in South Carolina’s Old 96 District Tourism, which includes Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, and McCormick counties. The city of Abbeville rests halfway in between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina or about a two-and-a-half hour drive from either. It’s a bearable enough road trip for many, while still giving visitors plenty of time and energy left in the day after they arrive. No hassle with airports or day-long drives

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Coastal Carolina at Louisiana-Lafayette odds, picks and best bets

Skip Snow, Sportsbook Wire
Published 7:49 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2020 | Updated 7:59 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2020

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (3-0) pay a visit to the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns (3-0) in midweek Sun Belt Conference action. The Chanticleers and Cajuns are slated to tangle at Cajun Field in Lafayette, La., on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET. We analyze the Coastal Carolina-Louisiana-Lafayette college football betting odds and lines, with picks and best bets.

Coastal Carolina at Louisiana-Lafayette: Betting odds and lines

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated Tuesday at 7:20 a.m. ET.

  • Money line : Coastal Carolina +195 | Louisiana-Lafayette -250
  • Against the spread/ATS : Coastal Carolina +7.5 (-121) | Louisiana-Lafayette -7.5 (-100)
  • Over/Under : 58.5 (O: -115 | U: -106)

Coastal Carolina atLouisiana-Lafayette:Three things to know

1. One wouldn’t have expected it in the

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Chicago to Update Emergency Travel Order Requiring Quarantine, Likely to Add Indiana

The city of Chicago on Tuesday is set to update its emergency travel order requiring a 14-day quarantine, with Indiana likely to be added to the list.



a person in a blue car: A medical personnel member administers a rapid antigen coronavirus test at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens near Miami, on August 5, 2020. – In one of two state-run locations, Hard Rock Stadium is now offering rapid testing with same-day results, with testing available for kids ages 5-17 and those 65 or older, or those who are experiencing symptoms. 1,250 free tests will be available per day at the two state-run sites. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)


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A medical personnel member administers a rapid antigen coronavirus test at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens near Miami, on August 5, 2020. – In one of two state-run locations, Hard Rock Stadium is now offering rapid testing with same-day results, with testing available for kids ages 5-17 and those 65 or older, or those who are experiencing symptoms. 1,250 free tests will be available per day at the two state-run sites. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)


Last week, Chicago health officials removed two states, Georgia and Texas, added Alaska and placed Indiana on a “warning list” to likely be added the following week.

The travel order currently covers 22

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Chicago authorities warn against travel to Indiana

Indiana reported it’s fourth highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The 1,576 new cases in addition to record highs last week, make the cases diagnosed in the last 7-day period higher than any other since the pandemic began.



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Those statewide numbers are also causing one of the nation’s biggest cities to issue a warning, and it could escalate at a time when fall tourism kicks in.

Fall break is typically one of the most colorful times of year in Indiana.  But Chicago officials have a warning for residents making the trek across the border or down I-65. 

“Chicago residents are strongly advised to not travel to Indiana,” officials said. 

It’s not exactly what tourism groups across the state want to hear. But no one can dispute Indiana’s troubling COVID numbers.

According to data from John’s Hopkins, Indiana is one of 11

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Resuming campaign travel, Trump to return to Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to travel to Johnstown on Tuesday, his first visit to Pennsylvania following his positive coronavirus test a few days after he was last in the battleground state.

The evening rally is at John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport, in a coal and steel county that, once a supporter of Democrats, delivered a 37 percentage-point victory for Trump in the 2016 election.

The county also delivered strong results for Republicans in the 2018 election and, in recent weeks, Republicans overtook Democrats for the edge in the county’s voter registration.

Trump’s visit follows a visit there by Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who also visited Erie on Saturday.

Since 2016, Democratic registration has shrunk in Cambria County by more than 7,000, while Republican registration has risen by more than 6,000.

Trump was resuming campaign travel Monday after he was hospitalized and then quarantined at the White

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Auburn opens as slight road favorite against South Carolina

Auburn opened as a slight road favorite for next weekend’s game at South Carolina.

The Tigers, coming off a narrow escape against an upset-minded Arkansas, opened as three-point favorites against the Gamecocks, according to VegasInsider.com. The line quickly shifted to Auburn -2.5.

Auburn (2-1) will travel to Columbia, S.C., to take on South Carolina (1-2) on Saturday for an 11 a.m. CT kick. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

Auburn is coming off its close win against Arkansas, while South Carolina is coming off its first win of the season, a 41-7 walloping of Vanderbilt.

This weekend’s meeting will mark the first between the programs since 2014, as well as the first for Auburn against former defensive coordinator Will Muschamp, who spent the 2015 season on the Plains before leaving for the head coaching position at South Carolina.

Auburn leads the all-time series with South Carolina, 10-1-1, and has

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U.S. Covid-19 travel restrictions state by state

Megan Marples | CNN

Editor’s note: This story was current at the time of last publication on October 11 and will be updated periodically. However, you should still check with the official state websites before you commit to travel plans.

With the Covid-19 pandemic in near constant fluctuation in the United States, the 50 states are having to adapt rapidly with their rules and regulations.

If you’re planning a family vacation or simply wish to travel to another state, it is important to be updated on the latest statewide regulations. While some US states have no restrictions on travel, all their sites have important Covid-19 safety information, including possible face mask mandates in public settings.

This list is alphabetical and includes links where you should get more information and updates before you head out:

Alabama

As of October 11, there were no statewide travel restrictions in Alabama. However, visitors should

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Want to Go On a Virtual Getaway? Stream These Travel Series on Netflix

Want to take a trip? With travel restrictions reshaping the way people jet-set around the globe, it’s been necessary to get creative. There are virtual excursions live-streamed to one’s device, road trips, staycations, and of course, the great television escape.

If you’re searching for some travel-themed programming other than 90 Day Fiancé to add to your binge-watching list, check out these programs on Netflix.

Somebody Feed Phil
Phil Rosenthal in ‘Somebody Feed Phil’ | Netflix

‘Somebody Feed Phil’

Watch Phil Rosenthal travel around the world to sample various cuisines in this foodie documentary. Rosenthal is most famous for creating the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, so viewers get a side dish of humor as they watch this series. Three seasons are available on Netflix.

‘Dark Tourist’

Described as a plunge into the dark recesses of the tourism industry, this adventurous docuseries follows David Darrier as he visits a death cult in Mexico,

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