The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance is clear: “Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19.”
“We don’t know if one type of travel is safer than others; however, airports, bus stations, train stations, and rest stops are all places travelers can be exposed to the virus in the air and on surfaces,” the agency writes.
That warning may be keeping many Americans from traveling, but others are still willing to take to the skies.
In the days leading up to the the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the the number of passengers going through TSA checkpoints nationwide was approaching 40 percent of the total the previous Fourth of July.
But even for Texans willing to travel, the state’s coronavirus outbreak has shut some doors. Americans are barred from many foreign countries and travelers from Texas in particular are required to self-quarantine in a number of states.
Here are the states with travel restrictions for visitors from Texas, as of July 30: