Special Report

Every State's Travel Guidance for Residents and Visitors

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Virginia
> Population: 8.5 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 30: 62,787 (14th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 737 (17th highest)

Virginia lifted its restrictions on out-of-state travelers from areas with high rates of community spread within the U.S. Previously, these travelers had to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in the state. The quarantine recommendation remains in effect, however, for International visitors and people who are coming back from a cruise or river boat.

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Washington
> Population: 7.5 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 32,824 (23rd most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 436 (14th lowest)

Washington state currently has no domestic travel bans, but officials have several options for enforcing quarantines if they deem a person could “create a risk of serious harm.” Health officials can request a voluntary quarantine, and those officials or a court can issue an order for involuntary quarantine.

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West Virginia
> Population: 1.8 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 2,905 (6th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 161 (4th lowest)

There were no statewide travel restrictions in the state as of July 1. West Virginia’s Bureau of Public Health recommends that people visiting or returning to the state from a large or crowded vacation area self-quarantine for 14 days.

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Wisconsin
> Population: 5.8 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 28,659 (25th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 493 (17th lowest)

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recommends that residents avoid traveling outside of their communities, even if it is within the state. Still, those who have to travel are advised to check for area-specific closures and restrictions, as some may require self-quarantine for 14 days. Nonessential travel abroad, including on cruises, is strongly discouraged.

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Wyoming
> Population: 578,000
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 1,487 (5th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 257 (8th lowest)

Out-of-state travelers no longer have to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arriving in Wyoming. There were no travel restrictions as of July 1, though visitors are advised to check in with businesses and events before traveling as some are open with restrictions or closed.