By the numbers: How you told us your Thanksgiving will look amid a pandemic

Health experts locally and nationally have advised Americans to limit Thanksgiving travel and gatherings in order to prevent an even higher spike in the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a look at what area residents told us about their plans, according to an online survey conducted by the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal News from Nov. 11 through Nov. 16.

What you are feeling

68 percent: People who said they are greatly concerned by recent COVID-19 case trends

57 percent: People who will spend Thanksgiving only with people who live with them

15 percent: People who plan to spend the holiday with more than 10 people

25 percent: People who said they’ve made no changes to their plans.

How you altered your plans

35 percent: People who canceled a party

26 percent: People who declined an invitation

24 percent: People who made no changes

19 percent: People who will use virtual video conference tools to see family remotely

17 percent: Older or high-risk members of family who will not attend gatherings

12 percent: People who plan to social distance or wear face coverings at a gathering.

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