Christmas Eve follows six straight days of US air journey numbers close to or greater than one million passengers. On Wednesday, 1,191,123 vacationers set a document of the pandemic. The quantity of people that flew on Christmas Eve is a 3rd of the identical day a 12 months in the past when greater than 2.5 million folks flew.
Nonetheless, the Facilities for Illness Management has lately ratcheted up its push to maintain passengers residence.
“Journey can improve your likelihood of spreading and getting COVID-19,” it mentioned. “Suspending journey and staying house is the easiest way to guard your self and others from COVID-19.”
— CNN Enterprise’ Chauncey Alcorn contributed to this report