Special Report

State by State Guide to Traveling During the Pandemic

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Kansas
> 14-day self-quarantine: If attended out-of-state gatherings of more than 500 people, cruise passengers, those coming from Aruba
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 45 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 61,111 — 18th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 2,099 — 25th most
> Population: 2.9 million

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Kentucky
> 14-day self-quarantine: Recommended, for visitors from states with positivity rate of nearly 15% or higher
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended to Oct. 7
> Gathering size limit: 10 people
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 69,728 — 19th fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 1,560 — 16th fewest
> Population: 4.5 million

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Louisiana
> 14-day self-quarantine: No
> Proof of negative test option: No
> Hotels restrictions: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended to Oct. 9
> Gathering size limit: 50% capacity indoors and outdoors or 250 people max
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 167,401 — 11th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 3,592 — the most
> Population: 4.7 million

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Maine
> 14-day self-quarantine: Unless visitors show a negative test or are from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Vermont
> Proof of negative test option: Yes
> Hotels restrictions: Sign a Certificate of Compliance form
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 50 people indoors, 100 outdoors
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 5,431 — 2nd fewest
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 406 — 2nd fewest
> Population: 1.3 million

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Maryland
> 14-day self-quarantine: Recommended, for visitors from states with positivity rate of nearly 10% or higher.
> Proof of negative test option: Encouraged for out-of-state visitors and residents returning from states with positivity rates exceeding 10%
> Hotels restrictions: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Varies by county
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct 2: 126,222 — 20th most
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Oct 2: 2,089 — 25th fewest
> Population: 6.0 million

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