Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
Don't forget that "cases from the USA" include returning travellers, and foreigners who first landed in the USA, e.g. person from China lands in New York, then flies to Montreal.
The traveller from China, who you are referring to, actually landed on the west coast of the U.S.A. and not New York; that is why the first spike in America occurred there. Travellers allowed from Europe are the ones who arrived in New York and started the mayhem experienced in the northeast USA.