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Vegas businesses prepare to close amid coronavirus concerns

Posted at 11:41 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 12:06:47-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas valley restaurants, nail salons, and barbershops are no exception to closures of nonessential businesses in Nevada.

"They're going to struggle," says Jeff Marren.

Marren has been working with three local restaurants in the past few days to move their operations to take out only.

But now Tuesday's announcement will bring those businesses to a screeching halt.

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"They're gonna have a hard time keeping their doors open beyond the next 30 days," says Marren.

He says when restaurants close their dining rooms, they're already losing money, costing them about two-thirds of their income.

"If this thing gets past 60 days, we'll have a lot of them going out of business," says Marren.

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