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Puerto Rico to reopen on July 15

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Last week, Puerto Rico's Governor announced the island will reopen and remove nearly all the restrictions it had in place, which includes the reopening of beaches and international travel prohibitions.

Gov. Wanda Vázquez said Puerto Rico will welcome tourists back beginning on July 15.

Puerto Rico's Visitor Heatlh & Safety Guidelines lists certain measures still in place even once the island reopens, including arriving passengers "may be asked to self quarantine for 14 days no matter the symptoms."

In addition, the Puerto Rico National Guard is assisting with health screenings of all arriving passengers in the airport.

Masks will still be required while outside the home and inside any business.

"These have been hard decisions," she said. "Now it’s up to each one of us...to decide where to go and how to go about it."

The announcement does not specify cruise ships.