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CHAMPAIGN — In response to the coronavirus, local grocery stores are putting up Plexiglass between their cashiers and customers.

Niemann Foods added it to its stores, including Harvest Market and the local County Markets, as did Schnucks.

Niemann Foods has also put down tape in the checkout lanes every 6 feet to remind shoppers to keep their social distance.

“It’s just a helpful reminder,” spokesman Gerry Kettler said. “And honestly, even if the tape’s not there, people are doing it already.”