All visitors to coronavirus hot spots to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut must be quarantined.

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issue a travel advisory and require visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates to quarantine for 14 days. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the notice is being implemented to protect the gains states have made by countering COVID-19.

“There were no states that were given a worse hand, so to speak, when this first started,” Cuomo said. “No one else had to accomplish as much as we had to accomplish in such a short period of time. No one else had to bend the curve as much as we had to bend it.”

The announcement comes when new cases of COVID-19 in the US USA emerged at its highest level in two months and now they’re back to where they were at the peak of the outbreak.

The United States reported 34,700 new cases of the virus on Tuesday, according to a count compiled by Johns Hopkins University released on Wednesday. There have only been two previous days in which EE. USA It has reported more cases: on April 9 and April 24, when 36,400 cases were registered.

26 States Report Increase in Daily Average Coronavirus Cases

New cases in the US USA They have been emerging for over a week after a downward trend for over six weeks. While early hotspots like New York and New Jersey have seen a steady decline in cases, the virus has been hitting the south and west. Several states set single-day records Tuesday, including Arizona, California, Mississippi, Nevada and Texas.