According to several American media reports, the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States continues to worsen, but the number of travelers remains high. As of the 29th, the number of air travelers in the United States has exceeded 100,000 for the 28th consecutive day.
As the New Year approaches, U.S. health officials and media personnel have warned that mass travel and gatherings may accelerate the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on the 30th that there were at least 1,019,347 passengers at airports across the United States on the 29th. In the past 12 days, the number of air travelers in the United States has exceeded 1 million in eight days. December is the month with the highest number of new confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths of COVID-19 in the United States.
However, despite the severity of the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States, the number of people traveling remains unchanged, and gatherings in violation of epidemic prevention regulations continue to occur.
As the New Year approaches, U.S. public health officials and media personnel have warned that large-scale travels and gatherings may lead to another surge in the number of COVID-19 infections in the United States.
Rachel, Secretary of Health of Pennsylvania. Levin: It is very important that we can’t relax our vigilance on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
St. Horn, chief medical reporter of CBS News: After the year-end holiday and the big trip of the New Year, we will not see the idea of a surge in infection cases in the United States. It’s nothing short of the sky.
The biggest misconception about this COVID-19 pandemic is that if you have tested for COVID-19 today (with negative results), it will be safe tomorrow or the day after tomorrow (travel), remember that the incubation period of COVID-19 is 2 to 14 days.