• November 16th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a bite out of Thanksgiving travel, AAA reports.

In a statement Thursday, AAA Mid-Atlantic said that while they predict more than 50 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, that’s down about 5 million from last year and would be the largest one-year drop since the 2008 recession.

And the number could drop lower than that: AAA said their prediction was based on late-October forecast models, while the resurgence of the coronavirus has only gotten worse since then, which could lead even more Americans to stay home for the holiday.

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