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What virus? Over 1 million travelers screened by TSA Friday

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So much for staying home!

More than a million people were screened by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration on Friday as the holiday travel season kicked off in earnest — despite urgent warnings from public health officials.

“Gatherings with family and friends who do not live with you can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu,” the CDC has warned.

Travel in American airports has plummeted 59 percent as compared to a year ago.

Still, the 1,066,747 who were screened by TSA on Friday marked the sixth time passenger counts were above the one million mark since the pandemic began in March, according to USA Today.

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