Is It Safe To Take An Uber, Lyft Or Taxi During Coronavirus?

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There are important factors to keep in mind and ways to mitigate the risks when it comes to taking a taxi or rideshare service during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: martin-dm via Getty Images)
There are important factors to keep in mind and ways to mitigate the risks when it comes to taking a taxi or rideshare service during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: martin-dm via Getty Images)

As more businesses reopen and people emerge from their homes with greater frequency, there’s a sense that things are getting back to “normal.” Many folks are easing into activities from their pre-pandemic lives, like dining at a restaurant, booking air travel and even taking an Uber.

But are rideshare services like Uber and Lyft ― or even traditional taxis ― safe for passengers amid the COVID-19 pandemic?

“Although it doesn’t feel as scary as it used to be, we are nowhere near the end of this pandemic,” said Kit Delgado, an assistant professor or emergency medicine and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. “As of today we are still identifying more than 20,000 new cases of COVID-19

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