How Safe Are Grocery Stores During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Grocery stores are still open to the public, but how much of a risk does this pose to the novel coronavirus spread?

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Pictured is a shopper and employees of Patel Brothers grocery store, walk around in Chicago. (3/29/20) Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press
VIRUS OUTBREAK ILLINOIS
Pictured is a shopper and employees of Patel Brothers grocery store, walk around in Chicago. (3/29/20) Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press

How Safe Are Grocery Stores During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Grocery stores are still open to the public, but how much of a risk does this pose to the novel coronavirus spread?

Grocery stores and supermarkets are still open for business, but how safe is this choice when it comes to slowing the spread of COVID-19?

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