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Thanksgiving Travel

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Thanksgiving Travel
Thanksgiving Travel
Will people travel this week for Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving day is one of the busiest travel days of the year, but like everything else, it will look different this year due to covid.

The center of disease control has asked people not to travel this holiday season to prevent the spread of the virus.

Despite that t-s-a has reported more than three million people have passed through security checkpoints since friday.

News 12 now brian armstrong find out why people will be or won't be traveling for the holiday.

To me it's just a matter of doing what you can where you can.

Adriane brandt says her family will be starting home this year for the holidays due to covid.

It's a risk that's unnecessary for us to take and not just for us for everybody i've got my parents are in their 50s my husband's parents are in their 60s at this point.

She says the will still celebrate the holiday with their son, but traveling for the holidays just isn't worth the risk.

Especially with him being at the age he is you know i think we can still manage a lot of our social interactions better than other people.

Jacks yang is from atlanta and he says his family are wearing masks and social distancing but they wanted to spend sometime outside of the city for the holidays.

We're just up here too get into the mountains just for thanksgiving week get out of atlanta.

Sarah leeseverg says it's not what they original planned but they are staying home and away from extended family due to some of their family testing positive for covid.

Even though they're about at the end of their quarantine time we're playing it safe and staying at home.

She says they will still be will their extending family just this time it will be through zoom.

It's not exactly the same but it's better than that everybody's getting sick and not being able to spend christmas and every other holiday with them.

Another idea i heard was the family was going to come out to the campground see each other be able to hang out but still maintain social distancing while staying outside and when the night is over anyone who is not part of the immediate family can go to their own campsite.



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