Special Report

Every State's Travel Guide for Residents and Visitors

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Massachusetts
> Population: 6.9 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 115,926 (10th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1,680 (8th most)

Massachusetts requires that all travelers, including residents returning to the state, self-quarantine for 14 days. People arriving from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, and New Jersey are exempt from this mandate. Essential critical infrastructure workers are also exempt if they come to Massachusetts for work purposes.

After Aug. 1, all travelers and returning residents must submit an online form and self-quarantine for 14 days, unless they are arriving from low-risk states, which, as of July 28, are Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Travelers who show a negative result, no more than three days old, don’t have to quarantine. Violators face a fine of up to $500 per day.

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Michigan
> Population: 10.0 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 87,173 (14th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 872 (19th fewest)

While Michigan has no statewide travel restrictions as of July 28, the military is barring service men and women from traveling to and from the state due to a recent increase in new coronavirus cases. A statewide face mask mandate is in effect.

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Minnesota
> Population: 5.6 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 52,281 (23rd most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 932 (22nd fewest)

Although it does not have any specific travel restrictions to residents or out-of-state visitors, Minnesota has encouraged travelers to “seek expert guidance and take routine precautions as outlined by the CDC” to make informed decisions. Face coverings are required in all indoor businesses and public indoor spaces.

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Mississippi
> Population: 3.0 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 52,957 (22nd most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 1,773 (6th most)

As of July 28, Mississippi has not issued any travel restrictions. Residents and visitors are strongly encouraged to wear masks or other face coverings when in public and to stay at least 6 feet away from other people. Residents are advised to avoid nonessential business travel.

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Missouri
> Population: 6.1 million
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 28: 43,045 (23rd fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people: 703 (11th fewest)

The state has not issued any travel restrictions. Although there is no statewide face-covering mandate, masks are required in a few areas, including Clay County, Columbia, Jackson County, Johnson County, Joplin, Kansas City, North Kansas City, Springfield, and St. Louis.