Millions of Americans expected to travel despite warnings from health officials

Infections disease doctors say you should be cautious no matter your mode of transportation.

News 12 Staff

Dec 24, 2020, 1:05 PM

Updated 1,248 days ago

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Despite warnings from health officials, holiday travel has already set a record.
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Health officials are concerned about the thousands of people who are getting away, especially now that there may be a new coronavirus strain out there.
The TSA says 992,000 people made their way through checkpoints on Tuesday. It's down from the usual 1.9 million, but still high for the pandemic.
Infections disease doctors say you should be cautious no matter your mode of transportation.
As for the roadways, AAA predicts fewer people driving, but still some 84.5 million Americans may still travel between Dec. 23 and Jan. 3.


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