Hawaii has introduced strict new measures, requiring those who travel between the state's eight major islands to self-isolate for 14 days, Gov. David Ige announced.
The order goes into effect on Tuesday and will last through at least April 30.
Last week, Ige ordered similar mandatory quarantine measures for anyone entering the state by air, regardless of whether they are a resident or a visitor. The orders do not apply to essential workers and flight crews.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green -- a medical doctor who is the state’s coronavirus prevention liaison -- said in a news conference on Monday that the rate of infection could increase dramatically if people don’t follow the quarantine orders.
“That is how we lose,” Green said. “That is how people die in the state of Hawaii.”
Hawaii has 204 confirmed coronavirus cases and no deaths.