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Lawsuit Filed Against Publix After Deli Worker Died from Coronavirus

Gerardo Gutierrez, a Publix deli employee in Miami Beach, asked to wear a mask to work when the pandemic began.

But Publix said no, according to a lawsuit filed by his family.

Although the Florida grocer would eventually flip its stance and allow employees to wear masks, that change came too late for the 70-year-old father of four. He was already at home sick by the time Publix allowed all of its employees to use them.

Gutierrez died alone from complications related to COVID-19 in April. His adult children could only say goodbye to him over a video call.

Read the source article at Tampa Bay, Florida news

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