May 20, 2020 3:14 PM

1 in 6 NE businesses fear closing for good, arts and entertainment hardest-hit

Posted May 20, 2020 3:14 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The coronavirus has hurt a vast majority of Nebraska’s businesses and about one in six of them are worried that it will force them to close their doors permanently. That's according to a report released Tuesday by the Nebraska Business Development Center at the University of Nebraska Omaha.

The report highlights the sweeping damage caused by business closures and social-distancing measures to keep the virus from spreading.

It says 87% of Nebraska businesses have been hurt because of the pandemic.

The hardest-hit industries were arts, entertainment and recreation; health care and social assistance; educational services; and food services.

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