Despite all the warnings, stay home advice, and the fact that the longer we fly, the longer COVID-19 The epidemic will go on, with Americans continuing to fly for the holidays. And in our pre-Christmas spike, people go out to see their loved onesIng our pre-pandemic numbers.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggested that people No Travel for holidays, instead spend time with people who have alreasady Stayed at home with them. if you really Of course The trip, the CDC asked people to consider the impact of doing so, including overcrowding local hospitals and spontaneously bringing the disease home to previously unaffected.
And yet, the day before Christmas Eve, 1,191,123 People flew to the United States, NBC report– Since March, when the epidemic in this country was still in its early stages. A similar spike was observed during ThanksgivingIn the holiday season, but on March 16, more than 1.1 million people flew.
In the week leading up to the Christmas holiday, more than three million people boarded flights. While the number is significantly lower than the yatra in 2019, it is still growing rapidly.
After Thanksgiving holiday, COVID-19 Matters began to increase as a result of both travel and close, masked Contact with people outside a bubble. In the two weeks following Thanksgiving, COVID-19 cases among TSA agents jumped to the national average 38 percent, Forbes reported.
A similar trend followed in Canada after celebrating Thanksgiving in October in the country. Ontario recorded a record-high two weeks after Thanksgiving, The Washington Post reported. The province banned indoor food and other gathering restrictions.
The extended nature of winter holidays is now an additional cause for concern, too, as it is generally not a one-day affair. Families get together for several days at a time, and more and more relatives insist on going out to visit. And that the upcoming New Year celebrations have also not been taken into consideration, which will likely have their own cans of worms.
How it affects the speed of travel in the country can be seen, but it does not look like it is promising.