Today, DC Health released an updated list of high-risk states where the seven-day moving average of daily new COVID-19 cases is 10 or more per 100,000 persons. Mayor Bowser issued Mayor’s Order 2020-081 with requirements for all people traveling into Washington, DC from high-risk states.
Anyone coming into Washington, DC from a high-risk state (within the prior 14 days) who was traveling for non-essential activities will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days from their arrival in the District. Individuals traveling from high-risk states after essential travel or arriving in the District for essential travel are required to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days and, if they show signs or experience symptoms of COVID-19, they are to self-quarantine and seek medical advice or testing.
States that were added to the updated list include: Delaware, Hawaii, and South Dakota.
States that were removed from the updated list include: Montana and New Mexico.
High-risk states that require 14 days of self-quarantine:
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
All individuals coming into Washington, DC from high-risk states can find the full Mayor’s Order at coronavirus.dc.gov/phasetwo.
Travel to and from Maryland and Virginia is exempt from the Order. This list should be used until Monday, Sept. 7, when an updated list will be released.