PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN — The crowds at the famed Park Slope Food Coop — once feared to be a coronavirus "petri dish2020欧洲杯赛事" — have thinned. Or perhaps they're just more stretched out.

2020欧洲杯赛事 issued by the coop require shoppers to stand 6 feet apart in line while waiting to enter the store no more than 35 at a time. Wait times, already long since the outbreak hit, stretch out to two hours, .

People can turn to the coop's and accounts to check how long the lines are. They were just shy of two hours Wednesday as of 12:30 p.m.

The coop also temporarily suspended its member work requirement for the first time in 47 years, .

The changes reflect what coop members and New Yorkers at large have been doing as the new coronavirus altered everyday life in the city.

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As March began, chaotic, coronavirus-driven shopping sprees at the coop garnered snarky attention from the New York Post. The spree was driven by the city's first confirmed coronavirus case2020欧洲杯赛事 on March 2.

By March 13, one coop member-worker called the crowded store a "petri dish" for coronavirus. City and state officials at that time were just beginning to cancel large events.

2020欧洲杯赛事The coop's rule changes updated Wednesday enforce entry into the store to no more than 35 at a time and encourage shoppers to only touch what they mean to buy, . As of this week, all but essential businesses such as grocery stores are open under a state "stay-at-home" order.

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