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Walmart continues to temporarily close, shorten store hours as omicron variant spreads
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Walmart continues to temporarily close and adjust hours at stores nationwide as coronavirus case numbers rise.
The U.S. is considered to be at risk of "high levels of community transmission" as the omicron variant drives a new surge of infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Earlier this week, Walmart temporarily closed a store in central Delaware in order to ensure a safe store environment, according to FOX 29. Meanwhile, multiple Walmart stores in the Baton Rouge metro area of Louisiana have also shortened hours, according to WAFB 9.