Should you cancel thanks? What Fauci and other experts say about celebrating during COVID

Where in a year Kovid-19 has killed about 220,000 people in the US, with many families looking forward to a chance to regain normalcy to give a little thanks. However, meeting to celebrate can put people at risk.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, White house Coronavirus A member of the task force and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told CNN earlier this month that people in parts of the country could get “relatively normal” thanks, Others should consider visiting only with immediate family.

Fauci told CBS News their own celebrations “will look very different this year”, as their children will not come as their age threatens to severely victimize them Kovid-19 symptoms if he contracted the virus.

Should my family thank you this year?

The American Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises the best way to avoid Coronavirus Stay at home. If travel is necessary, people should be “informed about the risks.”

The CDC lists low, medium, and high-risk thanksgiving activities.

Less risk would be with people in your household, dinner at virtual gatherings, and distributing food to family and neighbors in a way that avoids contact. High-risk activities include those that define a Thanksgiving holiday for many, such as going to large parties and attending crowded events.

Kovid-19 is currently spreading at an increasing rate in many parts of the country. New cases peaked in mid-July, reaching more than 60,000 per day. It fell to a low of around 30,000 per day in September, but has been rising again since.

according to this new York Times’ Coronavirus Tracker, currently, has only eight states or territories where the rate of new cases is low and staying low: Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, California, Oregon, New York, Hawaii, Maine, Vermont, and the US Virgin Islands. There are 33 states where cases are high and high.