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WATCH: Pandemic Increases Workload, Health Risks For Postal And Delivery Employees

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans are relying on mail carriers and delivery workers for essential supplies.

The workload for many of these employees has increased significantly with so many consumers ordering from home. Stress and fatigue are at high levels, as workers worry about virus exposure — and take extra precautions not to bring it home.

PBS NewsHour’s Amna Nawaz reports.