ARLINGTON, Va. (WJZ) — In an effort to keep Transportation Security Administration officers and travelers safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency is testing a new cleaning option.
Devices are being used to hit airport checkpoint bins with UV-C lighting, which is known to kill the virus.READ MORE: Maryland Inmates Can Now Earn A Bachelor's Degree From Georgetown University
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Right now, they’re being used at two checkpoints at Reagan National Airport.
If it works well, the devices will be rolled out to other airports.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 1.4K New Cases Reported, 11 New Deaths