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15% of restaurants in U.S. could close because of the coronavirus pandemic

Posted at 8:43 AM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 12:15:24-04

The National Restaurant Association says that the Payment Protection Program won't be enough to help some restaurants.

They say that 15% of restaurants have closed or will be permanently closed within two weeks. The association says that the virus has taken the jobs of 3 million restaurant workers.

13 Action News is spotlight local restaurants who are still open at this time in a series of stories. Click here for the stories.