PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Reading Terminal Market will remain open amid the coronavirus outbreak as it has been deemed an essential business. On Monday, Mayor Jim Kenney ordered all nonessential businesses to close to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Reading Terminal Market says that fresh food merchants will continue their normal operations and are available to be shopped in person.READ MORE: Biden Administration Enacts New Travel Rules Due To Spread Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant
The restaurants and prepared food merchants are takeout and delivery only.READ MORE: Temple University Parents To Rally Over Safety After Samuel Collington's Death
“We are open, we are stocked, and we are operating safely. Our staff and merchants continue to adapt to the ever- changing COVID-19 landscape and we are working tirelessly to ensure Philadelphia continues to have access to fresh, affordable food,” said Anuj Gupta, general manager of Reading Terminal Market.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police: Man Injured After Being Shot Near Fox Chase Wawa
Click here for a full list of merchants who are available for delivery.