Norwegian grocery stores will prevent the coronavirus infection by installing plexiglass at the tills.
The measure comes after several Rema 1000 employees expressed concern about their own safety in stores. At Norgesgruppen (Meny, Spar, Joker and Kiwi) they will take the same measures in their 1,800 stores.
– We have placed an order for as many plexiglass screens as we can get. The goal is to get it in all our stores from Monday, says communications manager Kine Søyland at the Norgesgruppen to NRK.
Managing director at Rema 1000, Trond Bentestuen, tells NRK that sick leave among employees is increasing.
– We are preparing for different scenarios, even if many become ill or are quarantined simoultanelously , says Bentestuen.
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