U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar speaks at a news conference as Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker fixes his protective mask after speaking in Boston, Friday, June 12, 2020. Azar joined Baker on a visit to Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to see how the state is responding to the coronavirus crisis. Azar toured the hospital’s COVID-19 test kit assembly areas and visited the primary care practice to hear about work being done to care for patients during the pandemic. Credit: David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe via AP

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Mainers who travel to Massachusetts will no longer be required to quarantine for 14 days, that state’s governor announced Tuesday.

Maine is among seven states that Massachusetts will no longer subject to its self quarantine advisory “due to lower infection rates across the northeast region,”

Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said during a press conference on Tuesday.

“These surrounding states, like Massachusetts, are seeing a significant decline in cases and new hospitalizations,” Baker added.

The change in Massachusetts’ coronavirus restrictions is effective Wednesday. Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey are the other states cited. Visitors from all other states will still need to quarantine, Baker said. So will returning Massachusetts residents, unless they are returning from one of the aforementioned states.

Maine still requires those from Massachusetts and every other state except New Hampshire and Vermont to quarantine for 14 days unless they are in essential jobs or they can provide test results showing they don’t have COVID-19.

Baker also said both Massachusetts residents and visitors to the state are required to use masks or face coverings in public places where they can’t socially distance, according to The Associated Press.

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly called Massachusetts’ quarantine a requirement.