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6 states caution travel to Myrtle Beach, America’s #1 covid hotspot

Six states are warning their residents about vacationing in Myrtle Beach. Health officials are calling Myrtle Beach the number one hot spot for the Coronavirus in America. 

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issued a joint travel advisory Wednesday, requiring anyone coming home after vacationing in Myrtle Beach to quarantine for 14 days. 

Governors in West Virginia and Kentucky are cautioning their residents on visiting the city. 

Ohio put out a caution as well. Belmont County, Ohio, health officials say 20 people were infected on a high school trip vacationing to Myrtle Beach. 

On June 24th, United Airlines announced it is temporarily suspending all flights to Myrtle Beach due to the pandemic. 



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About David Hucks

Born in 1961, David is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area.David is the lead journalist at MyrtleBeachSC.com

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