5 Places You’ll Most Likely Catch COVID, According to Dr. Gupta

The coronavirus doesn’t take a day off: The virus continues to spread and CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta—earlier in the pandemic—revealed five places where coronavirus transmission is more likely to occur than others. Unfortunately, his advice is as relevant now as ever, as Omicron and Delta team up to drive cases high. "It’s really these five primary locations where viral transmissions are happening in our society," Dr. Gupta said. Read on to hear his warning—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had COVID . Group of prayers in Covid times The Supreme Court blocked state COVID-19 restrictions against houses of worship but use caution if you plan to attend: They are hotspots for the virus. Opened door of hotel room with key in the lock "Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19," says the CDC, calling "a house or cabin with people from your household (e.g., vacation rentals)" more risky and "Hotels or multi-unit guest lodgings (e.g., bed and breakfasts)" "even more risky." Friends in the Pub Dr. Anthony Fauci , the nation’s top infectious disease expert and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has said: "We need to really take seriously the issue of wearing masks all the time and not congregating in bars ," calling them "certainly an important mechanism of this spread." Social distance conceptual small business waiter serving customer in cafe. "In cities worldwide, coronavirus outbreaks have been linked to restaurants, cafes and gyms. Now, a new model using mobile-phone data to map people’s movements suggests that these venues could account for most COVID-19 infections in US cities," reports Nature . "The team then used the model to simulate different scenarios, such as reopening some venues while keeping others closed. They found that opening restaurants at full capacity led to the largest increase in infections, followed by gyms, cafes and hotels and motels."

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