More than half of Americans could lose their jobs. Darrin Dixon wasn’t entirely concerned about the coronavirus a week ago.
Now he’s losing his mind and sleep over the idea that the virus could cost him his food business. This provides three jobs, including his own.
Sales at Dixon’s food truck, KC Cajun, plummeted down this week as a business in downtown Kansas City, Missouri shifter from work from home. Also, his catering service is having cancellations like never before.
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I know I’m stressed. I’ve had sleepless night. It’s just scary because we don’t know what we’re going to do
His situation is just an example of what the country is experiencing right now.
It’s not just jobs at airlines, hotels, amusement parks and sporting events that are at risk. It’s the food trucks that serve offices and schools who are now staying at home. And with that the small businesses like parlors, etc.
More than half of US jobs at risk
Nearly 80 million jobs in the United States are at moderate to high-risk today. This is according to an analysis in the last week from Moody’s Analytics. That’s more than half of the 153 million jobs in the economy overall.
Let’s hope that this will not happen and that the virus will soon subside not just in the US but all over the world.