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A musician who felt the US was unsafe went to South Korea. He posted about his 2-week mandatory quarantine on TikTok, but wouldn’t encourage others to leave.

People take selfies at Yeouido Hangang Park in Seoul, South Korea, May 6, 2020.
People take selfies at Yeouido Hangang Park in Seoul, South Korea, May 6, 2020.

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  • A young American had to go through a two-week, mandated quarantine after he landed in South Korea. 

  • The musician, who goes by Peachy, decided to go to South Korea after feeling like the US was unsafe due to its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing protests.

  • Peachy vlogged his experience on TikTok to give people an idea of what the quarantine is like. 

  • He paid for his stay and was not allowed to leave his hotel room for the duration

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New Yorkers who visit states with high COVID-19 infection rates will be ineligible for sick leave

ALBANY – Don’t go to a state with a high COVID-19, come back to New York and expect to get paid sick leave benefits.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Saturday that strips the paid sick leave protections for New York employees who voluntarily travel to high-risk states after June 25.

“If we are going to maintain the progress we’ve seen, we need everyone to take personal responsibility,” Cuomo said in a statement.

“That’s why I’m issuing an executive order that says any New York employee who voluntarily travels to a high-risk state will not be eligible for the

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