CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. — State Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I,Ref-Castleton) is asking for an exemption to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s government order which might impose quarantines on those that not too long ago traveled from states going through excessive numbers of COVID-19 instances, corresponding to Texas.

The assemblyman is worried that because the order is written, it might, in follow, end in a journey ban which might go away many army women and men and frontline staff deserted in these quarantine states. 

“New York should be proud of its many devoted men and women in the military and the frontline workers we sent to help other states. Their work has been invaluable in the fight against COVID-19,” Ashby stated.

“The governor’s recent executive order enforcing a quarantine from any out-of-state travelers coming from other high-risk states could potentially leave many of our brave frontline workers and service men and women abandoned in these states,” Ashby continued.

“An exemption have to be made for these courageous folks to allow them to be reunited with their households and get well-deserved relaxation for all their onerous work,” Ashby added. 

The lack of readability within the government order and its impression on army personnel and frontline staff is a chief concern for Ashby.

As written now, Ashby stated the order might doubtlessly go away women and men within the army on bases in high-risk states. Furthermore, due to the dearth of readability, extension to army orders can’t be given, which jeopardizes civilian employment. There might be related impacts to the frontline important staff who have been despatched to assist battle the coronavirus in states with nice want. 

The order outlined a 14-day quarantine to be imposed on folks touring from states with excessive an infection charges corresponding to Alabama, Texas and Florida.

Failure to conform would result in fines within the hundreds of {dollars} and a compulsory quarantine. Problematically, these travel-based quarantines act as journey bans, the legality of which has been questioned when different states had imposed the identical on vacationers from New York state.