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34% of America’s small businesses are still closed due to COVID-19. Here’s why it matters

Small businesses have been one of the hardest-hit sectors amid the pandemic. Image: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Iman Ghosh

Author, Visual Capitalist

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Some areas have been worst hit than others. Image: Visual Capitalist

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