Special Report

State by State Guide to Traveling During the Pandemic

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Virginia
> 14-day self-quarantine: Recommended for people who participated in mass gatherings, cruise passengers, or came from a place with widespread transmission to stay home as much as possible
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 250 people or 50% occupancy
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 149,687 — 15th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 1,757 — 18th fewest
> Population: 8.5 million

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Washington
> 14-day self-quarantine: Voluntary quarantine requested
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Varies by reopening phase
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 88,116 — 24th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 1,169 — 8th fewest
> Population: 7.5 million

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West Virginia
> 14-day self-quarantine: Recommended for people returning from a large or crowded vacation area
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: Out-of-state guests are limited to stays of 7 days
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 25 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 16,307 — 8th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 903 — 6th fewest
> Population: 1.8 million

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Wisconsin
> 14-day self-quarantine: Required in some counties
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended to Nov. 21
> Gathering size limit: Varies by county
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 127,906 — 19th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 2,200 — 23rd most
> Population: 5.8 million

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Wyoming
> 14-day self-quarantine: No
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: No
> Face covering mandate: Some counties
> Gathering size limit: 50 people without restrictions and 250 people with restrictions indoors, 50% venue capacity or 1,000 people outdoors
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 6,083 — 3rd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 1,053 — 7th fewest
> Population: 578,000

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