Atlanta adjusts to life during COVID-19

An employee bags groceries at the Buford Highway Farmers Market on April 17. According to the Washington Post, at least 41 grocery store workers across the country have died due to the coronavirus and thousands more have tested positive despite protective gear, capacity restrictions and temperature checks.

Anna Fedorova

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Atlantans have had to adjust to a new lifestyle and cityscape. Georgia has the 12th most cases by state with 24,300 cases and over 1,000 deaths. Atlanta has been the epicenter of Georgia’s outbreak, and Fulton County leads in most cases out of every county. After an almost month-long statewide shelter-in-place order, the future of Atlanta’s outbreak is uncertain, but people have adapted to a new normal.

 

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