Crowds gathered for post-Thanksgiving deals despite COVID-19 warnings

About This Source - ABC News

American Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcast radio and television network owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

ABC News is primarily broadcast from the Times Square Studios in New York City.

Recent from ABC News:

  • Reflecting on Trump’s 4 years as president through his tweets
  • Biden hopes to repair relationship between White House and the media
  • Kamala Harris breaks barriers to become 1st female vice president
  • ABC News published this video item, entitled “Crowds gathered for post-Thanksgiving deals despite COVID-19 warnings” – below is their description.

    Some U.S. stores saw an early morning rush of shoppers, but many were largely empty.

    ABC News YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Brazil begins COVID-19 vaccine drive in Amazon
  • The mutant Covid strain has brought the death toll to a record of over 1600 in the UK a day
  • Change at the White House: Can Joe Biden be the next Roosevelt?
  • What is Joe Biden’s plan to rescue the US economy?
  • COVID-19: Joe Biden pays tribute to victims as US surpasses 400,000 deaths
  • In This Story: Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is best known as a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday of November every year, usually through feasting, parades and travel to see family and friends, though celebrations have been scaled back during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

    The roots of the modern celebration lie in settlers celebrating their arrival in the Americas in the early 1600’s. It has been a public holiday since 1941 due to federal legislation, an annual tradition in the United States by presidential proclamation since 1863 and by state legislation since the Founding Fathers of the United States.

    Traditionally, Thanksgiving has been a celebration of the blessings of the year, including the harvest. What Americans call the “Holiday Season” generally begins with Thanksgiving. The first day after Thanksgiving Day—Black Friday—marks the start of the Christmas shopping season.

    4 Recent Items: Thanksgiving

  • Post-Holiday Spike? More People Traveled in December Than Over Thanksgiving
  • Former US spy Pollard welcomed by Netanyahu as he arrives in Israel
  • Facts Over Fear: How To Stay Safe If You Traveled Over The Holidays | NBC News NOW
  • Health Experts Warn Against Holiday Travel Amid Surge In Covid Cases | NBC Nightly News
  • Leave a Comment