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AAA said U.S. gas prices trending lower prior to Thanksgiving are no incentive to travel due to the risks of the new coronavirus. (Photo: File)

Gas prices are low, but AAA of Cincinnati is not promoting that as any reason to go traveling for Thanksgiving due to COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends Americans avoid traveling altogether for Thanksgiving. A AAA survey indicated that 84% of Ohioans expect to stay home for Thanksgiving.

A recent TripAdvisor study revealed that about half of Americans do still plan to travel for the holiday.

Ohio and Kentucky have released travel advisory guidelines, according to an Enquirer article.

The national gas price average is at its lowest since 2015 at about $2.10 per gallon, according to a release Monday from AAA.

The average gas price around Ohio of $1.91 is about 56 cents per gallon lower than at this time