Chinatown Community On Coronavirus Scare: ‘It’s A Domino Effect’

Chinatown businesses
Businesses in Chinatown have seen less foot traffic since news of the coronavirus broke nearly two weeks ago. Chinatown residents are now grappling with the news of a double homicide this past weekend. WBEZ News
Chinatown businesses
Businesses in Chinatown have seen less foot traffic since news of the coronavirus broke nearly two weeks ago. Chinatown residents are now grappling with the news of a double homicide this past weekend. WBEZ News

Chinatown Community On Coronavirus Scare: ‘It’s A Domino Effect’

Chinatown is usually bustling on weeknights and weekends. But lately, some business and restaurant owners are saying business is down as much as 50%.

Reset takes a look at the slowdown in Chinatown after the coronavirus scare in Illinois, and how the community is coming together to bring back business in the area.

GUESTS: Robert Hoy, president of the United Chinatown Organization

Leslie Moy, chairman of the United Chinatown Organization