Help is on the way for businesses and workers hit hard by Washington Coronavirus outbreak

Help is on the way for businesses and workers hit hard by Washington Coronavirus outbreak
A deserted Kell’s Irish pub near Seattle’s Pike Place Market. (Katie McDowell/KIRO 7)

One by one, companies in downtown Seattle have sent employees to work from home to avoid exposure to anyone unknowingly carrying the the novel coronavirus. But that move to protect the health and safety of those workers has caused serious financial hardship for other businesses that depend on their traffic.

Local governments, utilities, and at least one bank are now stepping in to make sure those businesses don’t fail. See the full details in the video above.

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