A pandemic can take its toll in many ways. Especially if a lock-down occurs to help stop the spread of such a highly contagious virus. Everyone is affected in one or many more ways, beyond getting extremely sick, going to the emergency room of a hospital, being admitted to an intensive care unit, or losing their life.
In a lock-down, people are, for the most part, confined to their homes. Some companies actually benefit from this, like grocery delivery companies, like InstaCart, and restaurant delivery services like Door Dash and Uber Eats. However people eventually start going stir crazy, spending a lot more time with their families than they are accustomed to, and even close family members, including spouses. Domestic violence spikes upward and can even lead to the hiring of a divorce attorney Tampa.
Because the economy suffers overall in a pandemic lockdown, many more people suffer in other ways. With restaurants that are not prepared to offer take-out service or curbside pickup losing business as people are just not going out to dine, their employees are laid-off and, in some cases, forced to close temporarily. In extreme cases, these restaurants may even close permanently.
Department stores and …