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With the holiday season in full swing, airports have been busier than ever since before during the pandemic.
The surge in holiday travel coincides with the highest peaks of daily COVID-19 cases and deaths in the U.S.
Over a million people have passed through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints in the past three days, marking the first time that has happened in the United States since mid-March.
Those travel numbers contrast with public health pleas from the Centers for Disease Control to avoid holiday travel and gatherings.