How will Covid-19 affect our fall including Halloween, school, and more?



How is Covid 19 going to affect Thanksgiving? 

Did Thanksgiving gatherings and travel accelerate the spread  of the coronavirus in the United  States, as many experts had feared?  When will we be able to tell?  Thomas A. Russo at the University at Buffalo said that he expects a holiday bump to become noticeable at the end of this  week, and continue through much or all of next week.  Furthermore, due to that information being public, it is going to affect our Thanksgiving due to the fact that many people are most likely not going to have a Thanksgiving feast in our pandemic since it can spread Covid 19 into their household.



How is Covid 19 going to affect Halloween?

On a typical Halloween, families all around the United States would answer doors and put candy in the outstretched hands of costumed trick-or-treaters. But now bans on trick or treating have been declared in cities as large as Los Angeles and towns as small as Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

The reason that law was passed is due to fact that traditional American Halloween activities that are considered “high risk” for COVID-19 infection, i

ncluding haunted houses, hayrides with anyone not in your household and “direct contact with trick-or-treaters.” Medical experts say trying to minimize the danger of virus spread by cancelling Halloween activities could jeopardize mental health, especially for children already anxious over the pandemic that has upended schooling, family visits, and time with friends.

How Covid 19 affects jobs and small businesses ?

Sadly Covid 19 has affected millions and millions of lives by their job shutting down, including small businesses. No
surprises here. With restaurants, bars, and stadiums temporarily shut down or operating on limited capacity for most of the year, many workers at these businesses lost jobs. Still, the numbers nationwide are shocking. In December 2020, there were 1.3
million fewer workers in these fields than there were one year earlier. The number of active business owners in the United States plummeted by 3.3 million or 22 percent over the crucial two-month window from February to April 2020. The drop in business owners was the largest on record, and losses were felt across nearly all industries and even for incorporated businesses. African-American businesses were hit especially hard experiencing a 41 percent drop. Latinx business owners fell by 32 percent, and Asian business owners dropped by 26 percent.