Local doctor says Thanksgiving was 'extremely busy' on COVID-19 front

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The coronavirus pandemic has upended traditions at dinner tables across the country.

In an interview with Eyewitness News, Dr. Anthony Cardillo, an ER specialist and CEO of Mend Urgent Care in the Los Angeles area, said Thanksgiving was "an extremely busy day across all fronts."

"I woke up this morning to the lab report of dozens of patients that were tested positive just from the last two days of testing," he says.

Dr. Cardillo highly recommends people to be mindful and heed everyone's advice through the winter season.

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Watch Dr. Cardillo's full interview in the video above for more information on COVID-19.
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