Special Report

Latest COVID-19 Travel Restrictions in Every State

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The United States is going through an unprecedented coronavirus surge. With new daily COVID-19 cases reaching over 200,000 for the first time on Dec. 3, and more than 2,000 people dying almost every day so far this month — more than 3,000 people in the U.S. died on Dec. 9, the highest single-day death toll since the pandemic began — many local officials are telling residents and potential out-of-state visitors to avoid travel. 

24/7 Tempo reviewed executive orders from state governors, travel advisories, and guidelines from public health and tourism departments to find and list travel restrictions that are in effect in every state.

Most states require visitors to self-quarantine for a period of time. Many states offer the option to show a negative test in order to avoid isolation. But with cases surging across the country, several states now require all visitors to self-quarantine regardless of their test result or point of origin. 

More than half of states have lowered the maximum limit on gatherings, with a few imposing a complete ban on all indoor and outdoor meetings. 

Most states have also mandated the use of face coverings, with several extending such orders several times in the last few months. In states that have not instituted a state-level mask  requirement, several cities and counties within those states have mask requirements.

The U.S. has now reported more than 15.3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases. Cases are rising in most parts of the country. Here are the states where the virus is slowing and where it’s still getting worse.

Click here for every state’s travel guide for residents and visitors

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Alabama
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Extended through Dec. 11
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing required
> Hotels restrictions: Open but with restrictions.
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 280,187 — 18th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,732 — 17th most
> Population: 4.9 million

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Alaska
> Self-quarantine: Yes, until get results from COVID-19 test
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes, and fill out a health form
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 20 people outdoors in Anchorage
> Hotels restrictions: Open with reservations only
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 38,116 — 6th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,169 — 25th most
> Population: 737,000

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Arizona
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: 50 people
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 382,601 — 14th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,335 — 23rd most
> Population: 7.2 million

Arkansas
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Up to 100 people
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 174,325 — 22nd fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,784 — 16th most
> Population: 3.0 million

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California
> Self-quarantine: Encouraged for visitors and returning residents. Santa Clara County requires people to quarantine for 14 days if returning from travel of more than 150 miles
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Vary by county depending on a four-tier system.
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 1,420,558 — the most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,591 — 10th fewest
> Population: 39.6 million

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Colorado
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 268,589 — 19th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,716 — 24th fewest
> Population: 5.7 million

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Connecticut
> Self-quarantine: Yes, if coming all but these states: Hawaii, New York, Rhode Island, and New Jersey
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes, and fill out a health form
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors and outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: Travelers from affected states required to quarantine at hotel
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 138,258 — 16th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,870 — 14th fewest
> Population: 3.6 million

Delaware
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Testing encouraged
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 30% capacity indoors, 50 people outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: Open but with restrictions
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 42,393 — 7th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,383 — 18th fewest
> Population: 967,000

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Florida
> Self-quarantine: No statewide restrictions, but county and city restrictions may be in place
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: Limit of 50 people encouraged
> Hotels restrictions: Open at full capacity
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 1,073,770 — 3rd most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,041 — 25th fewest
> Population: 21.3 million

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Georgia
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Required for certain workers
> Gathering size limit: 50 people, unless there is 6 feet distance between everyone
> Hotels restrictions: Open
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 452,369 — 7th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,300 — 17th fewest
> Population: 10.5 million

Hawaii
> Self-quarantine: Self-quarantine is required until test results are in; test at airport may be required. Travelers arriving on Kauai must quarantine for 14 days even if they have proof of a negative virus test.
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes, and fill out a health form
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, for customers and staff at businesses
> Gathering size limit: 10 people both indoors and outdoors on Oahu and Big Island
> Hotels restrictions: Some are open
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 18,976 — 3rd fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 1,336 — 3rd fewest
> Population: 1.4 million

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Idaho
> Self-quarantine: Self-quarantine encouraged for out-of-state visitors encouraged in Ada County
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: 10 people
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 113,905 — 15th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,493 — 8th most
> Population: 1.8 million

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Illinois
> Self-quarantine: Chicago has a color-coded system to indicate whether visitors need to obtain a negative coronavirus test or quarantine. Travelers from “red” states must quarantine. As of Dec. 9, these are: North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Minnesota,
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Up to 10 people
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 812,430 — 4th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,376 — 11th most
> Population: 12.7 million

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Indiana
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended to Dec. 12
> Gathering size limit: Varies by county or city
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 398,417 — 13th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,954 — 15th most
> Population: 6.7 million

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Iowa
> Self-quarantine: Encouraged, for residents
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 15 people indoors, 30 people outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 248,782 — 23rd most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 7,882 — 3rd most
> Population: 3.2 million

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Kansas
> Self-quarantine: If attended out-of-state gatherings of more than 500 people, cruise passengers
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 45 people
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 174,025 — 21st fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,977 — 14th most
> Population: 2.9 million

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Kentucky
> Self-quarantine: Recommended, for visitors from states with positivity rate of nearly 15% or higher: South Dakota, Idaho, Kansas, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Arizona, Mississippi, Utah, Ohio, Tennessee, Missouri, Nevada, Montana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Wyoming
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended to Jan. 2, 2021
> Gathering size limit: 8 people from 2 households
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 205,668 — 23rd fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,603 — 22nd fewest
> Population: 4.5 million

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Louisiana
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended to Dec. 23
> Gathering size limit: 25% capacity both indoors and outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 258,914 — 22nd most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,556 — 21st most
> Population: 4.7 million

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Maine
> Self-quarantine: Required, unless visitors are from New Hampshire and Vermont
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 50 people indoors, 100 outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: Sign a Certificate of Compliance form
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 14,454 — 2nd fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 1,080 — 2nd fewest
> Population: 1.3 million

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Maryland
> Self-quarantine: Recommended, for visitors from states with positivity rate of nearly 10% or higher or an average case rate above 20 per 100,000
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Limit of 25 people encouraged
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 222,653 — 25th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,685 — 11th fewest
> Population: 6.0 million

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Massachusetts
> Self-quarantine: Yes, unless show a negative test or are arriving from low-risk states — Only Hawaii is considered low risk
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes, with some exceptions, and fill out a health form
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 25 people outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: Open but with restrictions
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 263,447 — 21st most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,817 — 13th fewest
> Population: 6.9 million

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Michigan
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Vary by setting
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 443,076 — 9th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,433 — 19th fewest
> Population: 10.0 million

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Minnesota
> Self-quarantine: Encouraged for visitors and returning residents
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Limit of 10 people encouraged
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 354,590 — 16th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,319 — 12th most
> Population: 5.6 million

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Mississippi
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Required in some counties
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 50 outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 167,926 — 18th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,623 — 20th most
> Population: 3.0 million

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Missouri
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing required
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 330,846 — 17th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,400 — 22nd most
> Population: 6.1 million

Montana
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 50 people
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 70,133 — 10th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,602 — 7th most
> Population: 1.1 million

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Nebraska
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Some counties
> Gathering size limit: 75% indoor venue capacity
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 142,603 — 17th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 7,392 — 4th most
> Population: 1.9 million

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Nevada
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 50 people or 25% capacity
> Hotels restrictions: Hotel-casinos that meet safety guidelines open
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 173,281 — 20th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,711 — 18th most
> Population: 3.0 million

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New Hampshire
> Self-quarantine: Required through Jan. 15 for travelers or residents coming from any state other than Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut or Rhode Island.
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes, after 7 days in quarantine
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing strongly encouraged
> Hotels restrictions: Sign a form stating you remained at home for at least a 14 days prior to arriving
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 26,623 — 4th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 1,963 — 4th fewest
> Population: 1.4 million

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New Jersey
> Self-quarantine: Requested for anyone coming from any state other than New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Strongly encouraged, must complete an online survey
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 25 people outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 381,486 — 15th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,282 — 16th fewest
> Population: 8.9 million

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New Mexico
> Self-quarantine: Required for people from high-risk areas. The only low-risk state is Hawaii
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes, if coming from a high-risk region
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 5 people
> Hotels restrictions: Lodging venues can operate at 50% maximum occupancy.
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 109,947 — 14th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,247 — 24th most
> Population: 2.1 million

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New York
> Self-quarantine: Must present a negative test taken within 3 days before arrival, then quarantine for the first 3 days in the state, then take another test, If negative, quarantine is no longer required
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors and outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: Open, with restrictions
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 733,064 — 5th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,751 — 12th fewest
> Population: 19.5 million

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North Carolina
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended to Dec. 11
> Gathering size limit: 25 people indoors, 50 people outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 410,527 — 12th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,954 — 15th fewest
> Population: 10.4 million

North Dakota
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, expires Dec. 13
> Gathering size limit: 25% capacity
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 83,342 — 12th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 10,965 — the most
> Population: 760,000

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Ohio
> Self-quarantine: Recommended for visitor from states with a positive test rate of 15% or higher — Idaho, Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Mississippi, Utah, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Arkansas, Montana
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 520,112 — 6th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,449 — 21st fewest
> Population: 11.7 million

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Oklahoma
> Self-quarantine: Recommended, if returning from a country that has had travel restrictions imposed
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: Varies by city
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 222,993 — 25th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 5,655 — 19th most
> Population: 3.9 million

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Oregon
> Self-quarantine: Encouraged for visitors and returning residents
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 6 people
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 87,082 — 13th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 2,078 — 5th fewest
> Population: 4.2 million

Pennsylvania
> Self-quarantine: Anyone who cannot show a negative test taken within 3 days of arrival
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Depending on venue size
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 445,317 — 8th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,477 — 9th fewest
> Population: 12.8 million

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Rhode Island
> Self-quarantine: Required for visitors from states with a positive test rate of 5% or higher. The states identified as lower risk are Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, New York and Vermont
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes,and complete certificate of compliance
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people both indoors and outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: Sign a Certificate of Compliance form
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 68,299 — 9th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,460 — 10th most
> Population: 1.1 million

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South Carolina
> Self-quarantine: Recommended for people who have traveled in the past two weeks to stay home as much as possible
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Some counties
> Gathering size limit: 50% capacity or 250 people
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 239,444 — 24th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,710 — 23rd fewest
> Population: 5.1 million

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South Dakota
> Self-quarantine: No, but some routes entering tribal lands are closed
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: No
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing required
> Hotels restrictions: No, some tribal lands may be closed
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 81,280 — 11th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 9,213 — 2nd most
> Population: 882,000

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Tennessee
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Some counties
> Gathering size limit: None in 89 of the state’s 95 counties, up to 8 people in Nashville
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 414,749 — 11th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,126 — 13th most
> Population: 6.8 million

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Texas
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, except for counties with fewer than 20 cases
> Gathering size limit: Limited to 10 people in some counties
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 1,272,504 — 2nd most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 4,434 — 20th fewest
> Population: 28.7 million

Utah
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Vary by county
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 219,971 — 24th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,959 — 6th most
> Population: 3.2 million

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Vermont
> Self-quarantine: Required for all but essential workers
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: Yes, PCR test after 7th day of quarantine
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: No indoor or outdoor gathering with people outside the household
> Hotels restrictions: Open but with restrictions
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 5,285 — the fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 844 — the fewest
> Population: 626,000

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Virginia
> Self-quarantine: Recommended for people who traveled to high risk states, who participated in high risk activities, cruise passengers
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 25 people indoors and outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 267,128 — 20th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,136 — 7th fewest
> Population: 8.5 million

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Washington
> Self-quarantine: Recommended for all out-of-state visitors and returning residents
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: No indoor gatherings, 5 people outdoors
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 172,437 — 19th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 2,288 — 6th fewest
> Population: 7.5 million

West Virginia
> Self-quarantine: Recommended for people returning from a large or crowded vacation area
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 25 people
> Hotels restrictions: Out-of-state guests are limited to stays of 7 days
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 58,462 — 8th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 3,237 — 8th fewest
> Population: 1.8 million

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Wisconsin
> Self-quarantine: Required in some counties
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, extended until Jan. 20, 2021
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors or 25% capacity
> Hotels restrictions: Call ahead
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 418,446 — 10th most
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 7,198 — 5th most
> Population: 5.8 million

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Wyoming
> Self-quarantine: No
> Option to show proof of negative test to avoid quarantine: No
> Face covering mandate: Statewide, expires Jan. 8, 2021
> Gathering size limit: 25 people or 25% capacity
> Hotels restrictions: No
> COVID-19 cases as of Dec 9: 37,475 — 5th fewest
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 9: 6,487 — 9th most
> Population: 578,000

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