by: Quametra Wilborn
MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Two major sellers are imposing new rules to motivate social distancing within their shops due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Both Walmart and Target introduced brand-new measures to eliminate the spread of the infection.
Walmart released a statement on Saturday stating its new policy requires stores to restrict the variety of people inside the shop. The retail giant is not letting more than five clients inside per 1,000 square feet.
As soon as a Walmart place has reached capacity, shoppers will be enabled inside on a ‘one-out-one-in’ basis.
Next week, Walmart will set up one-way movement in its aisles, using flooring markers and partners for guidance. The business says this is to keep consumers from getting to near each other as they go shopping.
Target is likewise taking a similar method by keeping an eye on the variety of consumers inside the shop.
Target says it will limit the number of people inside the store depending on the store’s specific square video footage.
Some shoppers informed WREG they do not believe this will suffice to stop the spread of the infection.
” … As more poeple get a growing number of nervous to get the important things they need, I think it’s going to be increasingly more challenging to keep the social distancing thing,” Daryl Moore said.
On Saturday morning, throughout a press conference, the Chief Epidemiology for the Shelby County Health Department motivated big companies like grocery stores and drug stores to limit the quantity of individuals inside.