Do I Need A COVID-19 Negative Test If Am Travelling Between US States But Transit Through A Foreign Country?
COVID-19Common questionDo I need a COVID-19 negative test if am travelling between US states but transit through a foreign country?If you booked an itinerary from a US state or territory to another US state or territory and the itinerary has you taking a connecting flight through a foreign country, you do not need to be tested. An example of this situation is an itinerary booked between the Northern Mariana Islands (a US territory) and the US mainland via Japan.
Airlines must confirm the negative test result for all passengers or documentation of recovery before they board. If a passenger does not provide documentation of a negative test or recovery, or chooses not to take a test, the airline must deny boarding to the passenger.
CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States | CDC Online Newsroom
Do all COVID-19 tests require a prescription and do they need to be ordered by a physician?
A: Some COVID-19 tests require a prescription and others do not. COVID-19 tests authorized for use without a prescription include the attribute "DTC" (for direct-to-consumer home collection tests) or "OTC" (for over-the-counter at-home tests) in the EUA tables on the In Vitro Diagnostics EUA page.
COVID-19 Test Uses: FAQs on Testing for SARS-CoV-2 | FDA