The CDC has issued guidelines for truck drivers delivering into New York City area, which is one of the hardest-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. CNN reported that as of midday March 26, about half of the 74,000 cases of coronavirus in the U.S. were in New York – almost 10 times more than any other state.
Drivers Struggle to Stay Healthy as COVID-19 Spreads
Truck drivers have moved back into the national spotlight as they keep freight moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, however, they are at risk for exposure to the virus themselves.