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Walmart to resume limiting number of guests in store

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Walmart has the decided to once again began limiting the number of guests allowed in their stores due to a rise in Coronavirus cases.

The retail giant announced their decision this week stating:

“We know from months of metering data in our stores that the vast majority of the time our stores didn’t reach our self-imposed 20% metering capacity,” a Walmart spokesperson told CNBC. “Out of an abundance of caution, we have resumed counting the number of people entering and leaving our stores.”

They first began limiting the number of customers in each store in April but eventually relaxed their rules at some locations.

Walmart will now began allowing five customers per every 1,000-square feet.

The retail giant has also decided to break up their Black Friday sales event into three different event to cut down on the number of people inside of their stores.