Charlie Baker has issued a travel advisory for all residents and visitors this summer, warning of travel restrictions that will be in place for the duration of the state’s summer holiday.
The governor said the travel advisories are based on safety concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing coronaviral outbreak.
The governor’s travel advisors come as Massachusetts is dealing with a spike in coronaviruses in the United States.
Boston’s mayor and other leaders are also urging residents to limit outdoor activities to their homes.
Boston has recorded the highest number of cases in the country, with more than 1,300 confirmed and suspected cases since the pandemic began.
The city has been hit especially hard by the pandemics coronaviremia, which is spread by breathing in or touching the virus-infected air.
The advisory states that there will be increased police presence in neighborhoods during the summer.
The advisories will not apply to public transportation.
The state is also restricting the use of electronic devices, and limiting the number of visitors allowed into certain areas.
Boston is one of several cities in Massachusetts that have restricted outdoor activities, including bars, festivals, sporting events, concerts and movies.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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