Travel Surges as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Thanksgiving week saw the largest number of airport travelers since March.

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Despite appeals from health authorities and government officials warning against traveling for Thanksgiving, almost 1.2 million people traveled through airports Sunday, according to MSN.

During four of the days from Nov. 21 – 30, the Transportation Security Administration screened about 1 million people. However last year, nearly 2 million people were screened per day. 

Data from Johns Hopkins University shows that the seven-day rolling average for daily new cases in the U.S. is more than 160,000.

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