Top Health Officials Urge Americans Who Traveled for Thanksgiving to Get Tested for COVID-19

Top health officials are saying Americans who traveled for Thanksgiving should get tested for COVID-19 to help mitigate the virus spread amid a surge in US cases.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, is also encouraging individuals returning from travel to quarantine, if possible, to mitigate the spread.

According to data from the Transportation Security Administration the day before Thanksgiving 1,070,967 people passed through security at US airports nationwide, the highest level since mid-March.