BROOMFIELD, Colorado — Step by step, block by block, letter by letter, Amy Bezerra is helping her customers ride out the coronavirus outbreak from the safety of their homes.With each practiced flip of a mailbox lid, Bezerra reassures another household that, although the coronavirus has upended much of society, many basic services are running like clockwork.”It makes me feel good that I’m out there helping people,” said Bezerra, 51. “It makes me feel good that they can stay in, especially if they are older or have health issues, and I can be out here to help them.”Bezerra, a 24-year employee of the U.S. Postal Service, is one of tens of thousands of essential workers throughout the country making it possible for Americans to limit their movement. People like her deliver packages containing prescription medications, games for kids, equipment to help people work from home and even baking supplies. FAQ: Your guide to coronavirus and COVID-19The Postal Service, Amazon, FedEx and UPS report they’re delivering more packages. Bezerra said it’s approaching the volume usually seen around Christmas. A Postal Service spokesman said carriers could even tell when stimulus checks began to hit bank accounts because deliveries began increasing within days.But USPS said the amount of first-class mail — letters — has dropped so dramatically

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