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Millions fly ahead of Christmas despite COVID-19 surge

Posted on AllSides December 23rd, 2020
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More than 3 million people traveled through airports over the pre-Christmas weekend — the busiest three-day stretch since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Total throughput at US airports on Friday, Saturday and Sunday stood at over 3.2 million, the TSA said — despite pleas from public health officials to stay home as cases and deaths continue to climb.

The number marks a slight increase compared to the weekend before Thanksgiving, which saw just over 3 million travelers over the course of three days.

Almost 2 million more passed through...

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