Survey: More than half of restaurant owners considering closing businesses until end of pandemic

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(WIVB) — Restaurants in New York are reeling.

A recent survey from the National Restaurant Association found more than half of restaurant owners in the Empire State are thinking of closing their business until the pandemic passes.

54 percent of owners say their restaurants won’t survive six months without financial relief.

Nearly everyone in the survey said profit margins have dropped this year, as well.

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