If you’ve come to Rhode Island from a hot spot within the 50 states or DC, you must quarantine for 10 days or provide proof of a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken after arrival or within 72 hours before arrival. More information about quarantine requirements and exemptions for travelers arriving in Rhode Island is available here.

Rhode Islanders planning to travel to a state that requires a COVID-19 test to avoid extended quarantine can schedule a PCR test on portal.ri.gov. Test results are usually ready in two days.

Travel restrictions as of April 12, 2021;

This list is updated every Monday morning.


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  2. Colorado
  3. Delaware
  4. Florida
  5. Georgia
  6. Idaho
  7. Iowa
  8. Kansas
  9. Kentucky
  10. Michigan
  11. Minnesota
  12. Mississippi
  13. New Hampshire
  14. New Jersey
  15. North Carolina
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  17. Ohio
  18. Oklahoma
  19. Pennsylvania
  20. South Carolina
  21. South Dakota
  22. Tennessee
  23. Texas
  24. Utah
  25. Virginia
  26. Washington

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