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Facts and figures

50: percentage of San Francisco restaurants not expected to reopen once the pandemic is over, according to the Golden Gate Restaurant Association
. . . 43.9: percentage of California professionals in a Fishbowl survey who admitted drinking while working from home during work hours . . . 70: percentage of hotel employees nationwide who have been laid off or furloughed . . .
50: percentage of people in a Clever survey who predicted their personal savings would be wiped out by the end of April  . . . 32.1 percent: projected unemployment rate, according to economists at the Federal Reserve’s St. Louis district; that includes an estimated 47 million newly unemployed . . . 94 percent: drop in BART ridership during the shelter-in-place restrictions . . . 15 percent: the maximum that third-party food delivery companies in the city can charge restaurants during the Covid-19 pandemic . . . 154: number of Shakespeare’s sonnets being read one-a-day on Twitter by actor Patrick Stewart
. . . 23,000: number of people who participated in a Peloton exercise class streamed online in late April.

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