Travelers to Hawaii may soon be required to get boosted

The new precaution is being considered as officials report “surging case counts”...

Ige, David Ige.

1/19/2022 4:02:00 AM

The new precaution is being considered as officials report “surging case counts” fueled by omicron.

The new precaution is being considered as officials report “surging case counts”...

, the state's current"Safe Travels'' program says that travelers who don't want to quarantine for five days must either be fully vaccinated or present a negative COVID-19 test within one day of travel. Currently, “fully vaccinated” means that tourists must have received two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

However, under the new rule, the program would adjust the definition of"fully vaccinated" to include booster shots. Gov. Ige said that the program wouldn’t change for a few weeks, which would give travelers time to adjust their plans."We know that the community needs time to react to that, so we would have to provide at least two weeks for those who may not be up-to-date to … have the opportunity to go and get vaccinated if they need to," he told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

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Just make it illegal to go there for ‘mainlanders’. Easier. Job done. 👌 Being boosted doesn’t stop infection or transmission in any meaningful way. There must be something else in play.

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