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Large Retail Employees Have Been Victims of COVID-19

Large Retail Employees Have Been Victims of COVID-19

A viral post falsely claims Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, Target and Costco — while staying open during the COVID-19 pandemic — “have not had any reported cases” of employees contracting the coronavirus. There have been news reports across the U.S. of workers at those companies becoming infected or dying of the disease.