Emmanuelle Saliba3h ago / 5:00 PM UTCRestaurant owners demand insurance companies pay upA group of chefs including Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud and Wolfgang Puck is calling for insurance companies to pay out to help prevent hundreds of small businesses and restaurants from closing.While some business interruption insurance clearly states that insurers “will not pay for loss or damage caused by or resulting from any virus, bacterium or other microorganism that induces or is capable of inducing physical distress, illness or disease,” even restaurants whose coverage does not contain that specific disclaimer say their claims are being denied. Without an insurance payout, a vast number of restaurants across the country will not be able to reopen  and rehire staff, and some owners say they may have to close for good. “We need insurance companies to do the right thing and save millions of jobs,” said Keller, who oversees a dozen restaurants.Natasha Roy3h ago / 5:37 PM UTCSeven San Francisco Bay Area jurisdictions will extend their stay-at-home orders through May 3, Santa Clara County said in a press release.The prior order would have expired April 7, but health officers said in a press release that while it had helped reduce the rate of transmission, coronavirus cases in the area


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