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Popular American Barber Dies From Covid-19 After Accepting Customers During The Pandemic

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To some, cutting hair is a necessity but during this pandemic, we do feel that it is something we don’t really need. Imagine the amount of contact you will have, even if you are wearing gloves and a mask. The hair that is cut, the sweat, the scissors used; oh, so many contact points that we need to worry about!

Just recently, a barber in Mississippi passed away after he was infected by one of his clients. As reported by iHeart, Eugene Thompson, 46, died on Saturday (April 4), less than a month after testing positive for Covid-19. He who owns Tapernation, a very popular barbershop in the area, first admitted that he had fallen sick in a Facebook post on 18 March. He wrote,

“Quarantine yourself stay away from people…places.. or things…I felt a little acky… fever was a little high so I came to get checked… tapernation will be closed for the rest of the week…well deserved rest and relaxation…”

Quarantine yourself stay away from people…places.. or things…I felt a little acky… fever was a little high so I…

Posted by Eugene Taper Thompson on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

 

However, just earlier that day, he posted on his Facebook that he will only be accepting clients who have reserved a slot with him.

🚨PSA: Due to the coronavirus TaperNation will only be accepting clients that are ONLY receiving a service until further notice… SO if your not receiving a service … don’t come !!

Posted by Eugene Taper Thompson on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

 

For those who are looking forward to a haircut after the announcement yesterday, we humbly ask that you really consider your options. Do you really need that trim? Or are you just putting yourselves in an unnecessary risky situation? Please consider ok?

Also read: JUST IN: Barbers, Dobi, Optical Shops, & 6 Other Businesses Allowed To Operate In Phases

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