Special Report

Every State's Travel Guidance for Residents and Visitors

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Kansas
> Population: 2.9 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 14,443 (16th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 496 (18th lowest)

People traveling to states with widespread transmission have to self-quarantine for 14 days. As of July 1, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has identified five such states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, and South Carolina. Travelers who have been on cruise or river ships, as well those arriving from abroad, also have to self-quarantine. The mandate does not apply to infrastructure sectors.

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Kentucky
> Population: 4.5 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 15,642 (17th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 350 (12th lowest)

Kentucky’s interstate travel ban expired on May 22. As of July 1, there were no statewide travel restrictions in place.

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Louisiana
> Population: 4.7 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 58,095 (15th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1247 (6th highest)

As of July 1, Louisiana has not issued any travel restrictions. However, the state’s Department of Health has a list of considerations and guidance for travelers, including delaying travel plans and avoiding cruises.

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Maine
> Population: 1.3 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 3,253 (7th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 243 (7th lowest)

Maine requires people entering the state to self-quarantine for 14 days or present a negative COVID-19 test that is not older than three days. The mandate does not apply to residents of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

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Maryland
> Population: 6.0 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 1: 67,918 (12th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1124 (8th highest)

As of July 1, there were no statewide travel restrictions or requirements. However, people traveling out of the state for nonessential activities are encouraged to self-quarantine for two weeks upon returning to Maryland. Tourists are advised to contact businesses before arriving to make sure they are open.