Christmas vacation: San Francisco airport claims lockdown not stopping people

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — San Francisco International Airport officers say fewer people are traveling for Xmas than they did for Thanksgiving.

Throughout the busiest Thanksgiving travel times they observed about 21,000 folks traveling. In the very last 7 days, SFO officials say they have not been observing everything shut to that with Christmas just two times absent.

On the other hand, people today are nevertheless touring much more than they ought to — primarily with a remain-at-dwelling get throughout the Bay Spot.

AAA expects to see virtually 85 million men and women touring this vacation period throughout the United States.

We noticed hints of that very last weekend when airways nationwide recorded 1 million vacationers per working day for three days in a row.

Which is a document all through the pandemic, nationally surpassing the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

The CDC is not recommending vacation proper now, but anybody who nonetheless does should get analyzed 1-3 times prior to their trip and 3-5 days after they get again.

A good deal of tourists have picked out to generate to a vacation location or to go to with loved ones.

In the Bay Spot, surges that arrived right after Thanksgiving forced us into an additional lockdown, which may well not conclusion on the anticipated day in early January if people keep on to get.

San Francisco does have to have a 10-day quarantine for people today arriving in the metropolis from somewhere outside the house of the Bay Area, whether by airplane or floor transportation.