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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.

Travel restrictions as of July 13, 2021;

If you are coming to Rhode Island from one of the states listed below with a positivity rate of COVID-19 greater than 5%, you are required to quarantine for 10 days while in Rhode Island. If you’re fully vaccinated or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days and completed your isolation period, you do not need to quarantine. If you’re not yet fully vaccinated, you can end quarantine with a negative result from a test taken after you arrived or no more than 72 hours before you arrived. Learn more about Rhode Island’s guidance for travelers on covid.ri.gov/travel.

State

  1. Alabama
  2. Arizona
  3. Arkansas
  4. Georgia
  5. Idaho
  6. Iowa
  7. Kansas
  8. Kentucky
  9. Louisiana
  10. Mississippi
  11. Missouri
  12. Nevada
  13. New Jersey
  14. Oklahoma
  15. Tennessee
  16. Texas
  17. Utah
  18. Wyoming

For the very latest travel information for residents and visitors, visit https://covid.ri.gov/covid-19-prevention/travel-tofrom-ri

Ryan M. Belmore

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