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For a party size of 50 people, at the highest end of the scale, the most at-risk locations have a  99% chance of COVID infection. (Photo: Foxys Forest Manufacture/Shutterstock)

As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving 2020, COVID-19 cases are surging across the country. More than 1 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in the U.S. in the last week, according to the CDC, and the infection rate continues to increase daily.

This surge comes just days before millions of Americans are expected to travel for Thanksgiving, according to AAA, worrying health experts and state officials, who are issuing warnings to the public and installing state-wide mandates to slow the spread.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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